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About the author:
Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE, has been living with diabetes for 38 years, and helping others live with diabetes for almost 20 years. Jane is a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from St. Olaf College, her Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University and her PhD in Nursing from the University of Connecticut.
In 2000, Jane developed the Yampa Valley Medical Center's Diabetes Education Program in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, which she managed until 2011. She continues working with diabetes patients through this local program. Before moving to Colorado, Jane was the Director of Clinical Services and Education for The Barton Center for Diabetes Education in North Oxford, Massachusetts.
In March of 2011, Jane became the Program Coordinator/Faculty for the Diabetes Education and Management Masters Program at Teachers College Columbia University.
Jane has given numerous presentations on diabetes to health care professionals. She has been an invited speaker, she has written several newspaper articles on diabetes, and she has been interviewed on the radio. During her tenure as Diabetes Education Program Director, Jane wrote a newsletter that was circulated to local diabetes patients and family members. Jane's blog at www.janekdickinson.com provides straight-forward information about diabetes and stories from Jane's personal and professional experiences. Jane is also connected with the Diabetes Online Community through Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and tudiabetes.org.
People With Diabetes Can Eat Anything
it's all about balance
Jane K. Dickinson
For far too long people with diabetes have been told what they can eat and what they should do. It's time for a different approach to managing diabetes; one that balances having a positive attitude, owning the disease, and making choices. Written for people with diabetes and those who care about them, People With Diabetes Can Eat Anything provides readers with the tools to feel empowered, confident and prepared to go out into the world and make healthy choices. Dickinson recounts her journey from diagnosis to successful diabetes management and everything in between. She shares her own frustrations with food (and other diabetes situations) and what she has learned from them and from the people with whom she works. Through humor and a conversational approach the author anticipates questions, provides answers and puts readers at ease.
- Publication Date:
- Feb 09 2013
- 0988934205 / 9780988934207
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Health & Fitness / Diseases / Diabetes