Speaking Out About Diabetes

Presentations for Groups Large and Small

Recent Conference Presentations and Webinars

Diabetes Education in the Real (But Virtual) World  American Association of Diabetes Educators, Annual Conference, August 2015.  Presentation given to Certified Diabetes Educators and other professionals in the field. Co-presenter:  Jodi Pulizzi, RN, BSN, CDE, CHC, Director of Clinical Services, Livongo Health.

What’s For Lunch?  American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children Conference and Expo, March 2014.  Presentation given to parents and community members discussing healthy food choices for families.  Co-presenter: Robert Murray, MD, Pediatric Nutrition, Department of Human Nutrition, Ohio State University.

Home Food Safety  American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children Conference and Expo, March 2014.  Presentation given to parents and community members  discussing food safety tips for the home and when taking food on the go.

Building Your Brand as a Nutritional Professional:  Getting Yourself Noticed  Kansas Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, April 2014.  Keynote presentation that discussed tools and techniques for marketing dietitians including the use of social media.

Diabetes 1, 2, 3  Kansas Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, April 2014. Presentation for Association members discussing best practices for educating patients and families about diabetes.

Your Health:  Putting Yourself in the Driver’s Seat  Sellarus Health, April 2014.  Worksite lunch and learn for Sellarus Health employees.

You’ve Got Male  Webinar presentation for health care providers and students that discussed strategies for keeping the men in your life healthy.  Co-presented with David Grotto, RDN, Benedictine University, March 2014.

Creating an Effective Diabetes Population Health Management Program Webinar conducted through DLife, www.dlife.com/, December 2013.  Co-presented with Dr. Jason Baker and Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE.

Look Who’s Talking North Suburban Dietetic Association, Palatine IL, April 2012.  Media training workshop for dietitians.

Realities of a Plant Based Diet:  Do the USDA Guidelines Resonate  Food Summit, February 2011.  Co- presenters:  Robert Post, Ph.D., M.Ed., M.Sc., U.S. Department of Agriculture and Fergus Clydesdale, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Available Community Education Presentations

Diabetes:  What We Should Know

Eating Right on a Budget

Healthy Eating for Families

Building a Solid Foundation for Diabetes Self-Management:  Keys for Preserving your Future Health