At the Diabetes and Nutrition Center, we believe improving your health and well-being starts in your kitchen.
Our mission is to help you regain and improve your health by eating foods that taste delicious and help you feel amazing! We aim to empower you to make informed choices about nutrition that will help you to prevent or manage chronic disease and improve your overall quality of life.
We offer many services tailored to meet your individual needs:
We are a team of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Diabetes Care and Education Specialists who provide evidence-based nutrition therapy and comprehensive diabetes self-management education for patients of all ages.
What is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist?
Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) are skilled health care professionals who are experts in the field of nutrition science and dietetics. RDNs have the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to take the most up-to-date, evidence-based nutrition science and create an individualized nutrition care plan specific to your health conditions and goals. A nutritionist may be an expert in the field or may be someone with little to no training; however, a registered dietitian nutritionist must:
For more information, please visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website at eatright.org.
What is a Certified Diabetes Educator?
A certified diabetes care & education specialist (CDCES) is a skilled health care professional (usually a registered dietitian nutritionist, registered nurse, or pharmacist) who has additional training and experience to be an expert in diabetes prevention, care and management. Diabetes care and education specialists help people affected by diabetes to understand and successfully manage the condition through comprehensive self-management education and ongoing support. In order to become a certified diabetes care & education specialist, a qualified health professional must:
For more information, please visit the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education at cbdce.org.