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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.
I’ve been seeing a lot of references to “endocrine disruptors” lately, and not in scientific journals, but rather in magazines and online newsletters. If you’re scratching your head and wondering what the heck an endocrine disruptor is, well, you’re not alone…
This week, from February 23 to March 1, is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. You might be ready to tune out and skip reading this — after all, only women get eating disorders, right?
It’s still February (unfortunately for those of us who have been dealing with inclement winter weather), and until spring rears its lovely head, what better way to spend time than focusing on your health?
We’re in the midst of February, and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. February happens to be American Heart Month (appropriately so), which means that it’s a good time to take stock of what you’re doing to ensure your heart stays as healthy as possible…
Last week my sister told me about a coworker of hers who recently lost weight by “clean eating.” I admit, I’m not an expert in this area, but I’ve heard of this movement and it got me wondering. Is eating “clean” is just another fad or trend, or is it something that’s not only here to stay, but that can help people with diabetes?
Are you a trendsetter? Do you like to keep up with the latest and greatest? Is your middle name “Foodie”? If so, or even if you’re merely curious, read on to find out what 2014 has in store for food and nutrition…
And you thought the holidays were over! Not quite. January 6 is known as National Bean Day…
The winter holidays are slowly dwindling. Besides being left with too many presents and a lot of food, you might also be left with some unwanted weight. Now’s the traditional time for people to be thinking about New Year’s resolutions and shedding some pounds for the incoming new year…
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