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.

Linking Weight With Relationships

Sugar Surprises!

Don’t Call My Liver Fat!

Calorie Conundrums

Calories: Do They Count?

Foods That Fight…Illness, That Is

Facing the Fats

Gluten Sensitivity: Real or Hype?

Weight-Loss Meds

Will the “Diet Debate” Ever End?

Take 10…and Carry On!

Shared Medical Appointments: Are They for You?

When Food Becomes Weird: More Fascinating Facts

When Food Becomes Weird: From Arsenic to Insects

Gestational Diabetes: More Treatment Approaches

Gestational Diabetes: Once You’re Diagnosed

Gestational Diabetes: What Are the Risks?

Low-FODMAP Diet: A New Fad?

Juicing: Is It for You?

What’s New in the World of Weight Loss?

Intermittent Fasting: Not So Fast

Omega-7: The New Fat in Town

More on Sweeteners: Stevia

More on Sweeteners: Aspartame

A Tale of Two Sweeteners: Part 2 — Nectresse

A Tale of Two Sweeteners: Part 1 — Splenda

Prostate Cancer: Lowering Your Risk

Prostate Cancer: What It Is and Who It Affects

Being Kind to Your Kidneys: Preventing Problems

Being Kind to Your Kidneys: Kidney Function Tests

Being Kind to Your Kidneys (Part 1)

Other Sweeteners to Consider: Agave and Coconut Palm Sugar

Focus on This: May Is Healthy Vision Month

U-500 Insulin: Is It Right for You?

New Blood Pressure Guidelines: Can “Alternative Approaches” Work?

Standout Foods Take Center Stage: From Eggs to Walnuts

More Standout Foods Take Center Stage

Standout Foods Take Center Stage

Minding Your Eating…and Your Diabetes

A Twist on “Tea”

Healthy Habits for Healthy Aging: More Steps You Can Take

Healthy Habits for Healthy Aging: Four Steps You Can Take

Keeping the Pounds On: Strategies for Gaining Weight

Keeping the Pounds On: Causes of Unexplained Weight Loss

The Nose Knows: Smell Disorders

What’s in Store for 2013?

More Weight-Loss News

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 4)

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 3)

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 2)

New to Diabetes: What’s Next? (Part 1)

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