15 minutes | Sep 10, 2018

004 Mary Alice Volkert: Working with Certified Diabetes Educators

Mary Alice Volkert, MS,RDN,LD,CDE has been a Registered and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist since 1978 and a Certified Diabetes Educator since 1986. Her degrees are in Foods and Nutrition (BS) and Hospital Dietetics (MS). She’s has had Type 1 Diabetes since 1965 (and is still upright!). Mary Alice engages patients in a positive way, carefully listening for ways to achieve healthy success!     In this episode, MAGGIE & MARY ALICE discuss:  When Mary was diagnosed, and what she learned from the experience. How doctors reacted to diabetes fifty years ago compared to now. Why people should work with certified diabetes educators. How Mary Alice got started working with clients.     PODCAST NUGGETS - Insights: consume without calories:  Difficulties in life can also give you passions that you never knew existed. Using a certified diabetes educator is a bridge from you, to your doctor. CDE’s are always up to date on what is going on with diabetes. CDE’s are there to personalize issues that are going on with the patients' lives.     Mary Alice - “I just want to do the best I can with what I've got.”      CONNECT with Maggie:  FREE Gift: SweetOfferNOW.com              Website:  SweetLifeNOW.com  Email:  Maggie@SweetLifeNOW.com          Podcast Phone: 98-LAUGHAPP     CONNECT with Mary Alice Volkert:  Website:  www.helpmeeatright.com      Email:  mava@att.net      Phone: (713) 668-2759     It's a Sweet Life NOW is about being uplifted while you learn how to live healthy & happy. But we’re all different, so before making any lifestyle changes, check it out with your doc. Our instructions and advice are in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Your medical team knows your specific health needs and together, we’ll help you feel fabulous!     Show Notes by Podcastologist/Show Producer: Jessie Taylor  Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it.  
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