About Roberta Kleinman

Roberta Kleinman, RN, M. Ed., CDE, is a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator. She grew up in Long Island, NY. Her nursing training was done at the University of Vermont where she received a B.S. R.N. Robbie obtained her Master of Education degree, with a specialty in exercise physiology, from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of the American Diabetes Association as well as the South Florida Association of Diabetes Educators. She worked with the education department of NBMC to help educate the hospital's in-patient nurses about diabetes. She practices a healthy lifestyle and has worked as a personal fitness trainer in the past. She was one of the initiators of the North Broward Diabetes Center (NBMC) which started in 1990 and was one of the first American Diabetes Association (ADA) certified programs in Broward County, Florida for nearly two decades. Robbie has educated patients to care for themselves and has counseled them on healthy eating, heart disease, high lipids, use of glucometers, insulin and many other aspects of diabetes care. The NBMC Diabetes Center received the Valor Award from the American Diabetes Center for excellent care to their patients. Robbie has volunteered over the years as leader of many diabetes support groups.
Aug 9, 2018

Seasonal Disasters and Diabetes Management

By |2018-08-10T10:50:17+00:00Updated: August 9th, 2018|Diabetes Management, General Information, Newsletters|0 Comments

Whether dealing with a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, ice storm/blizzard, volcano, wild fire or other disastrous event can be stressful for the average person. A natural disaster may affect your shelter, food supply, power supply, or road closures. When you toss diabetes into the mix, it can make it even more complicated.

Any natural disaster can have a […]

Aug 2, 2018

Top 10 Health Numbers that Matter to You

By |2018-08-10T10:27:44+00:00Updated: August 2nd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

Various numbers are thrown around when it comes to your health, whether it is at your physician’s office, at the gym or in the department store. Certain numbers have more meaning than others and can really give you some indication of your overall health.

It is important not to obsess about the values but learn what they […]

Jul 26, 2018

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Diabetic Children

By |2018-09-13T13:45:38+00:00Updated: July 26th, 2018|Children, Diabetes Management|0 Comments

The cooler days of fall are almost here which means the kids are going back to school. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Parents of children with diabetes need to make additional preparations for a healthy, enjoyable and safe school year. In recent years, there is a sizable increase in type […]

Jul 3, 2018

Outdoor Grilling, Picnic’s and Summer Fun with Diabetes

By |2018-07-03T08:33:13+00:00Updated: July 3rd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

Summertime is now in full swing and you should be enjoying the rewarding and exciting experiences of the season. Some of the favorite activities discussed by our diabetes management patients are the outdoor Grilling, BBQ or a lazy afternoon picnic at the park or beach with friends or at a family reunion. Having diabetes or another chronic condition should make you think more about proper planning.

Jun 7, 2018

News in the Diabetes World

By |2018-08-09T16:19:24+00:00Updated: June 7th, 2018|Diabetes Management, News & Announcements, Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|6 Comments

The CDC has released the 2017 diabetes United States statistics report. Diabetes affects 30.3 million people - 23.1 million diagnosed with diabetes and 7.2 million still undiagnosed. There are 84.1 million adults with pre-diabetes which eventually turns to diabetes if not treated with weight loss, change in eating habits and exercise.

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