dLife Contributors

Content Reviewers

Dr. Jason C. Baker: Dr. Baker is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Attending Endocrinologist at Cornell Medical College in New York. Dr. Baker also serves as a contributing author to The Medical Letter and contributing editor to dLife.com.

James A. Bennett, RPh, FACA, CDE: Mr. Bennett is a Certified Diabetes Educator and is the Director of Clinical Services at James Bennett Apothecary, a progressive community pharmacy he founded in 1975. Bennett has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN: Constance Brown-Riggs is a an award winning registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is the author of The African American Guide To Living Well With Diabetes.

Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, FACSM: Dr. Colberg-Ochs, Professor of Exercise Physiology at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, will give her medical views on exercise and athletics, covering important topics such as what makes your blood sugar go up or down.

Riva Riva Greenberg, CHC, DPE: Riva Greenberg has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 43 years. She is a certified health coach, columnist on The Huffington Post, international inspirational speaker and author of three books: Diabetes Do's & How-To's, 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and The ABCs of Loving Yourself With Diabetes. Riva also conducts "flourishing" workshops for people with diabetes and health care professionals.

Zoe Heineman, BS, MS, CPT: Known as the Diabetes Market Maven, Zoe founded Diabetes Market, currently the largest global network of diabetes-related business professionals. She is an independent management consultant, providing high-value market guidance to biotech and device developers of emerging diabetes technologies.

Joy Pape, MSN, RN, FNP, CDE, WOCN, CFCN, FAADE: Joy is the president of EnJoy Life! Health Consulting in New York City, and a diabetes nurse educator and Certified Foot Care Nurse with over thirty years of experience. She is the co-author of Real-Life Guide to Diabetes.

Paige Reddan MS,RD,LN,CDE: Paige Reddan is a Registered Dietitian in Private Practice in Bozeman Montana. She specializes in chronic disease management and eating disorders. She is also Managing Partner, Healthcare Consultant of Transforming Chronic Care LLC, positively transforming knowledge and behavior of healthcare professionals, business leaders and people living with chronic disease.

Janis Roszler, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE, FAND : Janis is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, insulin pump trainer, and author. She is the co-author of The Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes, a book that helps individuals keep diabetes from interfering with their personal relationships.

Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE: Hope Warshaw is a dietitian and diabetes educator who applies nearly thirty-five years of expertise in diabetes care in her varied work as an author and freelance writer, media spokesperson, consultant, diabetes educator and certified pump trainer.

Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN: Susan Weiner, the 2015 Diabetes Educator of the Year, is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator with a successful private practice in New York. Susan is a contributing medical producer for dLife TV and serves as a member of dLife's prestigious medical advisory board.

Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDE: is a psychologist and a certified diabetes educator who works at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.


Contributing Writers

Jessica Apple: Jessica Apple is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online diabetes magazine ASweetLife.org.  Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times magazine, The Financial Times magazine, and The Southern Review.  She and her husband both have autoimmune diabetes.

Dana Carpender: Dana Carpender is the author of the blog "Hold the Toast," and author of eight cookbooks encompassing more than 2000 recipes, including the national best-selling 500 Low-Carb Recipes.

Jack Challem: Jack Challem, The Nutrition Reporterâ„¢, is a member of the American Society for Nutrition and one of America's most trusted nutrition and health writers. He is the bestselling author of more than 20 books, including Stop Prediabetes Now, and he gives nutrition presentation across the United States and around the world, including Tokyo, London, and Istanbul.

Sandra Gordon: With nearly 20 years of experience covering health and nutrition, Sandra Gordon has written for Harvard Medical School, AOLHealth.com, and Weightwatchers.com, among others. She's also the author of eight books that cover a range of topics.

La Shaun Kotaran: La Shaun Phoenix Kotaran is a Detroit-based vocalist, spoken word artist, activist, event-host and wife. Kotaran's work is infused with her love for the city of Detroit, hip-hop, social justice and love of mankind.

Alice Lesch Kelly: Alice Lesch Kelly is a freelance writer in Newton, MA. She writes about health, nutrition, and psychology for a variety of publications. She is also the co-author of Be Happy Without Being Perfect: How to Break Free from the Perfection Deception.

Elizabeth Keyser: Elizabeth Keyser is an award-winning writer whose articles specialize in food writing and  have been published in GQ, American Photo, The New York Times, The New York Post, and other newspapers and magazines in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Robert Lewis: Robert Lewis is a nationally recognized author, public speaker, and spokesperson with type 2 for all people affected with diabetes. He travels the country speaking on the benefits of healthy eating not only for people affected with diabetes, but also for anyone who would like to eat and live a healthy lifestyle.

Christine Mary Luff: Christine has been researching, editing, and writing about health and fitness topics for 10 years. Prior to her positions at Reader's Digest, Christine was a research editor and health reporter at Ladies' Home Journal.

Haidee Merritt: Haidee is a published author and former illustrator for both The Diabetes Resource and DiabetesMine. She is also the creative force at the publisher Bird Wing Press.

Jimmy Moore: Jimmy Moore is the author of the weight-loss blog, Livin' La Vida Low-Carb, recognized by FOXNews.com as one of the Top 10 health blogs on the Internet today. He also is the host of his own twice-weekly podcast show, "The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore."

Colleen Moriarty: Colleen Moriarty explores a variety of subjects that have meaning in her own life: health, parenting, beauty, home décor, and so much more. She lives and writes in Connecticut where she and her husband are raising their two children, two dogs, and two mini horses on 13.5 Crazy Acres.

Susan M. Mudd, CNS: Susan is a board certified, licensed nutritionist practicing in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She also does research and writing for author Jonny Bowden, has written courses for Clayton College of Natural Health, runs weight loss groups, and speaks on nutrition.

Lynn ProwittLynn Prowitt, MA: Lynn Prowitt is a seasoned professional who's been creating content for consumer magazines, books, websites, and TV for more than 20 years. She has special expertise in nutrition, food, and health but is adept in many topics. 

Chris Sparling: Chris Sparling is a freelance writer and former personal trainer. His articles on health and fitness have appeared in publications such as Maximum Fitness Magazine and Sunrise Helpers. In addition, Chris is an award-winning screenwriter and independent filmmaker.

Dr. Nat Strand: Dr. Nat Strand MD is an interventional pain management physician focused on a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Clinical Anesthesiology, and a practicing physician of interventional pain management at USC Keck School of Medicine.

DiabetesInnovation Miriam Tucker: Miriam E. Tucker is a freelance journalist, specializing in medicine and health. She has been living with type 1 diabetes since 1973.

Last Modified Date: February 29, 2016

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