Diabetes Self-Management Blog

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.

On the Move for the Holidays

If It’s Monday, It’s Got to Be Meatless…

Snap Out of It: Using Food to Boost Your Mood (Part 2)

Snap Out of It: Using Food to Boost Your Mood (Part 1)

Sneaky Sodium: It’s Lurking Everywhere!

Bad Bugs: Facts About Food Safety (Part 3)

Bad Bugs: Facts About Food Safety (Part 2)

Bad Bugs: Facts About Food Safety (Part 1)

Gout: The Disease of Kings…and Everyone Else (Part 2)

Gout: The Disease of Kings…and Everyone Else (Part 1)

Getting Started With Type 2 Diabetes

Carbonated Water: Yes or No?

The AGE Factor

More Words to the Wise: “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t So Healthy

Words to the Wise: Everything in Moderation

Fascinating Fat Facts and Findings (Part 2)

Fascinating Fat Facts and Findings

Preventing Diabetes: More Steps You Can Take

Preventing Diabetes: Steps You Can Take

Preventing Diabetes: A Window of Opportunity

Diabetes and GERD: The Role of Food

Diabetes and GERD: Lifestyle Treatment

Diabetes and GERD: Diagnosis and Treatments

Diabetes and GERD: Are They Linked? (Part 1)

Getting Fired Up for the Fourth (of July)

Weight Update

The Alkaline Diet: Balancing Acid and Base

Is “GMO” the Way to Go?

Raw Food Diet: A Do or a Don’t?

Organic Foods: Are They Worth It? (Part 2)

Organic Foods: Are They Worth It? (Part 1)

Making Burgers Better: Celebrate National Burger Month

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Probiotics and Prebiotics

Probiotics: The Bugs That Are Our Friends (Part 2)

Probiotics: The Bugs That Are Our Friends (Part 1)

Hormone Hoopla: Movers and Shakers of Diabetes (Part 2)

Hormone Hoopla: Movers and Shakers of Diabetes (Part 1)

Weighty Matters: What’s New in the Weight-Control Arena

More Dynamic Duos…and Trios: Food Combos That Boost Health

Dynamic Duos: Foods Team Up for Healthy Benefits

Supplements and Medicines: Can They Get Along?

Some Hard Facts About Vitamins and Minerals (Part 2)

Some Hard Facts About Vitamins and Minerals (Part 1)

More “Miracle” Supplements…?

Listen to Your Heart (Part 2)

Listen to Your Heart (Part 1)

Do You Have a “Leaky Gut”?

At Risk for Stroke? Diet Can Help

Foodies Unite: Food Trends for 2012

Cereal: It’s What’s for Breakfast…or Lunch, or Dinner

To Detox or Not?

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Perfectionism: An Impossible Goal in Diabetes Management
Striving for good self-care is important, but perfectionism can make diabetes care — and life — more difficult.

Recipes for Spring
Enjoy recipes for Baked salmon on beet greens, Tofu and snow pea slaw, Radish and cucumber salad, Spinach pinwheels, Beet salad with citrus dressing, and Stuffed berries.

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