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.
Apr 17, 2018

Endocrinologist – Why See One?

By | 2018-04-13T14:12:28+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Diabetes Management, Newsletters|1 Comment

There is more to treating diabetes than checking blood sugars with a glucose meter and keeping your blood sugar levels within a specific range. Most people with diabetes have a health care team in place to help them manage their care. Discover when and why you should see an endocrinologist with diabetes as they, too, should be part of your health care team.

Apr 3, 2018

World Health Day and Diabetes Management

By | 2018-03-06T10:11:39+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

April 7,2018 will be the 70th anniversary of World Health Day which was first initiated in 1948. With sponsorship from the World Health Organization (WHO), there is promotion of all life stages improving access to care especially in developing countries. They try to achieve internationally agreed upon goals to promote improved health in all aspects of […]

Mar 20, 2018

How Spring Allergies May Raise Blood Sugars

By | 2018-03-22T08:48:40+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|3 Comments

Welcome to spring time which brings a change in the weather for all of us, but for too many people the suffering of seasonal allergies accompanies the change. "Allergies arise when the immune system overreacts to an otherwise harmless substance known as allergens caused by pollen, weeds, mold, grass, trees, dust mites, cockroaches, pet dander, foods, dyes, wine and cosmetics."

Mar 6, 2018

Easter, Diabetes and Sugar Cravings

By | 2018-03-08T10:13:27+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Gestational, Health & Wellness, Newsletters, Pre-Diabetes, Type 1|2 Comments

Walking into the stores you see enormous chocolate bunnies, marshmallow /caramel filled Easter eggs (or chicks), sugar laden Easter peeps in yellow, green and pink along with a wide assortment of colored jelly beans or gummy bunnies all in preparation for the Easter Holiday.

Feb 27, 2018

Fabulous Springtime Food Choices For People With Diabetes

By | 2018-02-27T08:48:15+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Diet & Nutrition, Newsletters|4 Comments

Healthful meal planning is one of the main priorities for diabetes control. You need to understand the basics of a diabetes food plan since there is no one specific "diabetes diet." No health professional will give you a "tear off diet sheet" for eating with diabetes. If they do, find another reputable source for diabetes nutritional information.

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