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Amy Campbell, RD, CDE


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:

  • The pros and cons of insulin pumps

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Mar 23, 2015

    AADE blogger Amy Campbell is in awe of the wonders of insulin pumps. However, she would like to call attention to the adverse events that can occur when wearing them.

  • Being Prepared for a Disaster- Winter Edition

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Feb 16, 2015

    Being snowed in made AADE blogger Amy Campbell think from the perspective of someone with diabetes who was caught in a disaster. Read her emergency preparedness tips here.

  • Can working the night shift put you at risk for diabetes?

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Jan 14, 2015

    AADE blogger Amy Campbell introduces some research that she found, which investigates a probable link between disrupting your circadian rhythm and developing diabetes.

  • Diabetes and Brain Health

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Dec 09, 2014

    AADE blogger Amy Campbell draws attention to the link between brain health and diabetes in this week's blog post.

  • World Diabetes Day

    By Amy Campbell, RD, CDE | Nov 04, 2014

    World Diabetes Day is next week! To get in the spirit, AADE blogger Amy Campbell shares some tips and key messages from the IDF that you can use.

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