Profiles of BBDC Members Primarily Involved in Diabetes Care & Education

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Ricupero, Maria, MHSc, RD, CDE

Profession: Clinical Dietitian

Institutions: University Health Network

Contact Information:
Norman Urquhart (North) 12N-1208
200 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, ON   M4G 2C4

Phone: (416) 340-4800

Description of Your Diabetes Related Activities:

I am a certified diabetes educator with over 16 years of clinical experience working with people living with diabetes and CVD. I was former co-chair and Dietitians of Canada liaison for CDA's Health Education & Lifestyle Management (HELM) committee (formerly known as National Nutrition Committee). I am a course instructor at Ryerson University and teach the advanced level nutrition course, Nutrition & Human Disease that focuses on diabetes, CVD and other chronic illnesses. I am currently obtaining competency in insulin adjustments. I have training in motivational interviewing and chronic disease self management.

Robb, Cathy, RN

Profession: Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator, CPT

Institutions: The Scarborough Hospital

Contact Information:
3030 Birchmount Road
Scarborough, ON   M1W 3W3

Phone: 416-495-2400
Fax: 416-495-2457

Description of Your Diabetes Related Activities: