Amy Shults RDN, CDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator

March 31, 2020

A Registered Dietitian (RD), also known as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), is a healthcare professional that is an expert in food and nutrition. Dietitians may work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, health clinics, universities, rese...

December 31, 2019

What exactly is a food allergy, anyway?

A food allergy is when the body’s immune system has an abnormal response, or overreacts, to a protein in food. This reaction could range from mild to severe and may include hives, itchy and/or red skin, nausea, vomiting, nasal con...

December 10, 2019

Tired of injecting multiple medications into your body to help manage your blood sugars? Wouldn’t it be convenient if they could be administered all in the same injection? Enter fixed ratio combination drugs! Similar to how premixed insulins are a combination of basal...

November 26, 2019

A reproductive endocrinologist (RE), or “fertility specialist”, is a physician that specializes in infertility and reproduction. They can diagnose and treat infertility as well as conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and other abnormalities of the reprod...

November 12, 2019

I’ve rounded up all my favorite products related to food, health and exercise so you can get the perfect gift for your health-conscious family and friends. Get them what they REALLY want this year!

Reduce Cold1 50oz Mug

When I became pregnant this year, I knew I had to t...

October 29, 2019

As a dietitian, I get a lot of questions from friends, family and acquaintances about nutrition. Many of the questions seem pretty straight forward, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the answers are simple at all! My answer normally begins with “well it depends” or “ma...

October 8, 2019

Type 1 Diabetes, formerly known as juvenile diabetes, is an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases cause the immune system to overreact, and in response to a trigger, will attack the body’s own tissues. In Type 1 diabetes, the immune system attacks the beta cells in t...

September 24, 2019

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a disorder that affects somewhere between 6-13% of women. It is a hormonal disorder in which male hormones are out of whack. Previously considered strictly a reproductive disorder, we now understand that PCOS affects a lot more th...

September 10, 2019

Last month, WW (previously known as Weight Watchers) launched the app "Kurbo by WW", which created quite the internet discussion. I have some strong opinions about it and wanted to discuss.

What is Kurbo by WW?

Kurbo is a dieting app designed for children betwe...

August 27, 2019

Everyone knows that we should be eating more vegetables, and the food market has really capitalized on this in the past several years. At the grocery store you will now find veggie chips, veggie straws, veggie crisps and veggie pasta.

While some of these veggie products...

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Disclaimer: This blog is for informational purposes only. It should not be a substitute for individual advice from a health care professional. Talk with your physician, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and/or Certified Diabetes Educator about what is best for you and your health.

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