Ask An Expert - Financial Disclosures
Name: Sonia Angel
Affiliations: Memorial Healthcare System- Coordinator Diabetes & Nutrition Center, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Pembroke Pines, FL Frequent guest as nutrition expert in English and Spanish Television (Univision, Telemundo, CNNEspanol, Fox, ABC) AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators)- Member and President Elect 2006-2008. Medtronic Minimed- Certified Pump Trainer Dissetronic- Certified Pump Trainer Omnipod- Certified Pump Trainer
Name: Lois Moss Barnwell
Affiliations: Consultant/Owner, Diet Rx, Ltd Quality Specialist, Kraft Foods Favorably Reviewed Committee, AADE Board Member, Community Family Center Donor, North Shore Health Center
Name: Holly Lee Brewer
Affiliations: Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV Canyon Ranch SpaClub, Las Vegas, NV USAFR, Nellis AFB
Name: Winsome Bright
Affiliations: Capital Healthy System Diabetes Educator
Name: Anne Carroll
Affiliations: CDE Diabetic Nurse Educator Kadlec Medical Center Diabetes Learning Center Eli Lilly Diabetic Interactive Network Managing Your Osteoporosis
Name: Edy Chambers
Affiliations: University Health System Outpatient diabetes educator/dietitian The Medical Team Home Health Care diabetes educator/dietitian Medtronic, Cozmore Pump trainer
Name: Janice A. Fisher
Affiliations: Clinical Dietitian VA Medical Center, Iowa City, IA Delegate from Iowa Dietetic Ass. to American Dietetic Ass House of Delegates Paid test writer for ceu programs for AADE
Name: Theresa Garnero
Affiliations: Affiliations/Royalties *Director of Diabetes Services, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, Fremont, CA *Immediate Past President of California Central Coast Chapter of American Association of Diabetes Educators *Member of S.F. Bay Area of American Association of Diabetes Educators *Member of American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International and Sigma Theta Tau International *Freelance writer/cartoonist for Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Diabetes healthmonitor, Diabetes Health, Walgreen's Diabetes & You, Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: Author and Illustrator, DIABETease: A Lighter Look at the Serious Subject of Diabetes
Name: Sharon R. Gladden
Affiliations: Speakers Bureaus: Novo Nordisk, Sanofi Aventis Previously associated with: Eli Lilly as Din Educator Contract pump trainer: Medtronic, Animas, Cozmo Affiliated Organizations: AADE, ADA, Jacksonville Association of Diabetes Educators
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: Case Management magazine: Contributing author No royalties received from books.
Name: Kathleen Gold
Affiliations: Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation - full time employee Diabetes Education Specialist Pfizer - consultant Novo Nordisk- consultant
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: Editor of the Diabetes Wellness News
Name: Deborah Greenwood
Affiliations: Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, Employed as Diabetes Nurse Educator in Sweet Success Program, California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program. WAVESdiabetes, President and Treasurer Certified pump trainer for Smiths Medical, Animas, and Medtronic.
Name: Sheri Horvat
Affiliations: Methodist Hospitals, Diabetes Center: Program Coordinator/Diabetes Educator Bayer Healthcare: Speakers' Bureau Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Author AADE & NIADE: Member ADA: Member AADE: External Materials Unit Reviewer dLife: Ask an Expert Responder
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: Diabetes Mellitus: A guide to patient care. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Authored Chapter 3 - Assessment & Diagnosis, and Chapter 10 - Management of Special Populations and Situations. No royalties received - only a flat authoring rate
Name: Lois Maurer
Affiliations: Lahey Cinic Medical Center - Outpatient Nutrition Manager / DSME Program Coordinator Diabetes Educators of Eastern Massachusetts - Committee Member AADE - Speaker for "Choices and Changes" Program ADA - Program Recognition auditor; On speaker list for Pfizer (Exubera) training program for other educators.
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: DCE: "On The Cutting Edge" Spring 2005, Volume 26, # 2. "Counseling Strategies To Promote Behavior Change" Authors: Lois Maurer MS, RD, LD, CDE and Shelley Mesznik, MA, CDE.
Name: Beth McKinzie
Affiliations: Current position: Program Director for Comprehensive Diabetic Solutions (a wholly owned subsidiary of Greystone Pharmecuticals) dLife Professional Advisory Board - (providing answers to emailed questions).
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: Serve in a voluntary capacity on a Task Force for the planning of a Comprehensive Diabetes Center of Excellence at the Med (a local state funded hospital).
Name: Cheryl Meyer
Affiliations: Oklahoma Diabetes Center - University of Oklahoma Health Science Center Abbott ; Consultant for the new Navigator Medtronic Minimed ; Insulin Pump Trainer Cozmo (SmithMedical MD); Insulin Pump Trainer Animas; Insulin Pump Trainer Pfizer; Speaker bureau for Exubera NovoNordisk; Consultant for diabetes education; dLife; Consultant ADA ; Family Resource Network - Volunteer
Name: Missy Porteous
Affiliations: Riverside County Department of Public Health, Riverside, California Let's Dine Out Show (KVCR Television) San Bernardino, California
Name: Nina Rynearson
Affiliations: Animas Corporation - Salaried Full Time Clinical Manager; Kaiser Permanente, Mid-Atlantic States, Insulin Pump Consultant; dLife Consultant; AADE and Capitol-ADE, Member
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: Basic Skills for Self Care, - Milner Fenwick, Inc. Reviewer and Content Consultant Royalties for Video tapes, 1994, Lippencott Williams & Wilkins (Nina Phillips)
Name: Dottie Stade
Affiliations: Diabetes Education Specialist-St Rose Dominican Hospitals-Henderson, Nevada, American Association of Diabetes Educators, Nevada Educational Association for Diabetes, American Heart Association, Nevada Diabetes Council.
Name: Dianna Thomas
Affiliations: Employment - St. Francis Hospital, Columbus, Georgia and Troy University Educational Consulting/Speaker role with: Medtronic - Mini Med and Sanofi Aventis History of speaking for Novo Nordisk
Name: Donna Yuscavage
Affiliations: Triangle Pharmacy Wilkes University Crestwood School District
Name: Virginia Zamudio
Affiliations: Current Position of Employment - Partner at Alamo Diabetes Team, LLP
Consultant - Pfizer, Inc.; Home Diagnostics, Inc.; sanofi-aventis.
Volunteer Organizations - Trustee for the American Association of Diabetes Educators - Education and Research Foundation.
Publications in Which You Are a Credited Source/Books Receiving Royalties From: Endocrine Today - editorial advisory board member; Diabetes Vital - co-medical editor; Better Homes and Gardens' Diabetic Living - editorial advisory board member.
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My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...