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About the webinar:
Join us and NBC’s Today Show nutrition and health expert Joy Bauer to discuss the current recommendations for type 2 diabetes and how to really make them work for patients from various cultural backgrounds. In this accredited webinar, Joy speaks to diabetes experts Angela Ginn-Meadow, RD, RN, CDCES and Kathaleen Briggs Early, PhD, RDN, CDCES about the lifestyle factors RDNs should consider when looking for the best outcomes for their patients. Angela and Kathaleen will provide practical meal planning tips for those with type two diabetes and touch on the impact of popular diet trends on blood sugar management.
About the speakers:
Angela Ginn-Meadow, RD, RN, CDCES, has improved clinical outcomes for patients over the past 15 years as a Diabetes Care and Education expert. Through her career she has provided education to numerous adults and children during the lifecycle. She is passionate about health, wellness and obesity prevention. Ginn’s innovation of diabetes program management has been instrumental in ADA accreditation and CDC recognition for UMCDE DSME/DPP programs. As a community change agent for the development of wrap around services to improve social inequalities of health. She was recently appointed as Advisory Board President for Morgan State Food and Nutrition science program to promote nutrition careers for minority students. Ginn-Meadow is a scientific advisor for the Grain Foods Foundation as she serves as a Diabetes Expert. She graduated with honors from Morgan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Food & Nutrition.
Kathaleen Briggs Early, PhD, RDN, CDCES, is an associate professor of nutrition at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) in Yakima, WA. She teaches medical and other health professions students about obesity, diabetes, nutrition, and chronic disease prevention and management. She earned a doctorate in nutrition from Washington State University and has published research addressing quality of life; rural and Latino diabetes disparities; and nutrition education in medical school. She also sees patients at a free clinic, where she provides diabetes education and medical nutrition therapy for this underserved population. Kathy is also a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.
About the host:
Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, CDN, one of America’s leading health authorities, is the nutrition and healthy lifestyle expert for NBC’s TODAY show. She also hosts her own Amazon Live weekly show, Health, Happiness, Joy, where she cooks up mouthwatering recipes, answers viewers’ questions in real-time, and shares her favorite products and kitchen hacks. In addition, Joy is the official nutritionist for the New York City Ballet, the creator of JoyBauer.com, and a #1 New York Times bestselling author with 14 bestsellers to her credit.
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