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Don’t Let Diabetes Stop You from Enjoying Your Favorite Foods!
Dr. Lisa Sumlin, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, Founder and CEO of EPaD Inc. (Empowering People Against Diabetes), a health education and consulting firm that provides workshops, training, and resources for combating chronic illnesses such as diabetes and related complications joins eHealth Radio and the Diabetes and Health News Channels.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Lisa Sumlin discuss the following:
Dr. Lisa Sumlin, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, is the CEO and founder of EPaD, Inc. (Empowering People Against Diabetes) which is a health education and consulting firm. In addition, she is a Chronic Disease Coalition Ambassador - advocating for people living with lifelong health conditions such as diabetes, kidney disease, MS, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. She is also the Chief Health Officer of Community Coalition of Health (C2H).
When Dr. Lisa is not researching Diabetes and teaching future nurses as an Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing (University of Texas at Austin), she volunteers as an ACNS-BC at Samaritan Health Ministries, where she treats the most complex diabetes cases.
Dr. Lisa is in the education business. She passionately educates people to live better, healthier lives. She explains and clarifies chronic diseases, their symptoms, treatments, and provides preventative measures in a manner that is actionable. As an Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, diabetes researcher, author and professor, she cuts through fear and myths, while providing education, treatment, and guidance to enable women to live a life without fear of complications from chronic diseases.
She has also published in scientific journals such as The Diabetes Educator, Patient Education and Counseling, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, and CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. Her latest project is her new book entitled “The Struggle IS REAL: Diabetes Management for Women Who Love Their Cultural Dishes, Enjoy Food-Focused Social Lives, & Appreciate A Good Piece of Fried Chicken Every Now and Then.” In her book, she teaches women that even with diabetes, they can enjoy life and eat their favorite cultural foods, too!
Dr. Lisa is originally from Detroit, Michigan (a Michigan State University Spartan), but is currently living in Austin, Texas, where she received her PhD and MSN in Nursing from the University of Texas.
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