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Terry Lumber, RN, CNS, MSN, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE

Terry is a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist with 30 years’ experience working with people with diabetes. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Nursing and received her Master’s Degree from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Terry is Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management and is also a Certified Diabetes Educator. She was awarded Fellowship in the American Association of Diabetes Educators in 2012, one of 64 individuals who have received this honor. She is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and he American Diabetes Association and has held numerous volunteer leadership positions with both organizations. She loves helping people with diabetes and helping people successfully self-manage this chronic condition.

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Three Major Forms of Diabetes

Posted by Terry Lumber, RN, CNS, MSN, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE on Sep 10, 2018 6:36:00 AM

Virginia is in the Diabetes Belt

In the U.S., 644 counties in 15 states have the highest incidence of Type 2 Diabetes. Our area has been specifically identified as having a high incidence of diabetes. Right here is where diabetes care and prevention is most needed. Obesity and a sedentary lifestyle are two of the four major contributing factors to the increased incidence of diabetes.

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Topics: Diabetes Treatment, Lifestyle & Wellness




8 Tips to Keep Type 2 Diabetes Away

Posted by Terry Lumber, RN, CNS, MSN, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE on Dec 18, 2017 7:21:00 AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately one in three American adults have prediabetes, but more than 90 percent of these adults don’t even know they are at a high risk for Type 2 diabetes, stroke and heart disease.

Prediabetes occurs when blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but are not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. If you’re at a high risk for or have already been diagnosed with prediabetes, prevention of Type 2 diabetes is possible (and highly recommended!), and it doesn’t require killing yourself at the gym every night. 

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Topics: Diabetes Treatment, Lifestyle & Wellness




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