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Amy Campbell

Amy Campbell

Amy Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition and Meal Planning and a frequent contributor to Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes & You. She has co-authored several books, including the newly revised The Joslin Guide to Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association’s 16 Myths of a “Diabetic Diet,” for which she received a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication and a National Health Information Award in 2000. Amy also developed menus for Fit Not Fat at Forty Plus and co-authored Eat Carbs, Lose Weight with fitness expert Denise Austin.

Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College and a master’s degree in nutrition education from Boston University. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Since 1995, Amy has been Diabetes and Nutrition Educator at Joslin Diabetes Center, where she is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease management programs, including clinical guideline and educational material development, and the development, testing, and implementation of disease management applications. She has developed and conducted training sessions for various disease and case management programs and is a frequent presenter at disease management events.

Shaking the Salt (Part 4)

Shaking the Salt (Part 3)

Shaking the Salt (Part 2)

Shaking the Salt (Part 1)

The Beauty of Beans (Part 3)

The Beauty of Beans (Part 2)

The Beauty of Beans (Part 1)

Halloween: Trick or Treat!

Take a Hike!

Nutrition and Eye Health (Part 3)

Nutrition and Eye Health (Part 2)

Nutrition and Eye Health (Part 1)

Fruits & Veggies—More Matters!

Super Fruits: Can One A Day Keep the Doctor Away? (Part 2)

Super Fruits: Can One a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Nutrition and Dental Health

Meal Replacement Products: Do They Work? (Part 2)

Meal Replacement Products: Do They Work? (Part 1)

Pycnogenol: Antioxidant Superstar? (Part 2)

Pycnogenol: Antioxidant Superstar? (Part 1)

Less Dense, More Filling: Another Approach to Weight Loss

Good News for Chocolate Fans

Go for the Green: Cool Down with Green Tea

Weight Loss Drugs: Is the Magic Pill Here at Last? (Part 2)

Weight-Loss Drugs: Is the Magic Pill Here At Last? (Part 1)

Keeping Your Cool When it’s Hot!

Summertime…And the Traveling Is Easy!

Your Mother Was Right: Eat Your Fruits and Veggies!

Slow Down, You Eat Too Fast!

Water, Water Everywhere…

Getting Off to a Good Start with Breakfast: Part 2

Getting Off to a Good Start with Breakfast: Part 1

Fabulous Fish Oil Findings: Part 3

Fabulous Fish Oil Findings: Part 2

Fabulous Fish Oil Findings: Part 1

The Power of Potassium

Troublesome Triglycerides (Part 2)

Troublesome Triglycerides (Part 1)

Zinc and Diabetes

Lowering Cholesterol: What Works and What Doesn’t (Part 2)

Lowering Cholesterol: What Works and What Doesn’t (Part 1)

Ironing It Out: Linking Diabetes with Iron Intake

Oil Changes: The Final Chapter

Oil Changes: Part 2

Oil Changes: Part 1

Juice vs. Fruit: What’s Better for Diabetes?

Can Dairy Prevent Diabetes? Help with Weight Loss?

Diabetes and Dairy: Soy Yogurt—As Good as Insulin?

Be “SMART” About Your Goals: Part 2

Be “SMART” About Your Goals: Part 1

Fat Facts: Part 2

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Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring — Part 2: Technique

What Stress Is Doing to Your Brain

Diabetic Cooking: The Summer Issue

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