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Amy Campbell, RD, CDE

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My name is Amy Campbell and I am a dietitian and certified diabetes educator. I currently work in public health in Lexington, Kentucky. I have been working in diabetes for over 7 years.

Kentucky has a strong network of diabetes educators and I work closely with the Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and Kentucky Diabetes Network to develop programs for people with or at risk for diabetes at a state level.

For my local AADE chapter, the Kentucky Association of Diabetes Educators (KADE), I worked with web developers to create a highly functional website for our members. I enjoy seeing how technology can benefit both diabetes professionals and patients.

Diabetes is such an interesting field because self-management plays a major role in good blood sugar control. It is really neat when a patient comes back and is excited to share with me how exercising lowers their blood sugar. Those "aha" moments in diabetes education are what make what I do so enjoyable.


Recent Posts:

  • Rising Prices of Insulin

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | May 16, 2017

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    Amy Campbell discusses the rising cost of insulin over the past few years, and urges diabetes educators to be patient advocates to help make it a little easier to live with diabetes.

  • Updated Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | May 03, 2017

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    Amy Campbell notes a big change in the new Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2017. Read her thoughts and discuss the change.

  • Diabetes Podcasts: Learning by listening

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Mar 22, 2017

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    AADE blogger Amy Campbell is a big fan of podcasts. She regularly listens to a few diabetes-related podcasts. Read which she finds helpful.

  • Low Gluten and Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Mar 17, 2017

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    Amy Campbell explores a recent study on low gluten diets and risk of type 2 diabetes, and considers what patients might ask about gluten-free options.

  • Bringing Awareness to Holiday Coffee Traditions

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Dec 09, 2016

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    It's officially the holiday season! And that means those special holiday drinks are back in your favorite coffee shops. AADE blogger Amy Campbell offers tips on making your holiday coffee tradition a bit healthier.

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