CMH now has two certified diabetes educatorsCommunity Memorial Hospital (CMH) Registered Dietitian Jean Maslowski recently achieved the status of Certified Diabetes Educator by completing the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators.
By: Mary Kay Marciniak, for the Pine Journal
Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) Registered Dietitian Jean Maslowski recently achieved the status of Certified Diabetes Educator by completing the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators. Requirements to take this exam are rigorous and include being a licensed and registered health professional for five years. You must also have two years experience as a diabetes self management educator covering at least one thousand hours and currently be employed as a diabetes educator.
As a certified diabetes educator, Maslowski teaches self management techniques to patients diagnosed with diabetes. She also counsels patients on other health issues, such as: obesity and weight management, diabetes, kidney and liver disease, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal problems, eating disorders and food allergies.
Maslowski is a graduate of Central Michigan University and has been employed at Community Memorial Hospital since 2008. In addition to being a certified diabetes educator, she has been a registered dietitian for 14 years. She is also a licensed dietitian.
Mary Kay Marciniak, RN, Director of the
Diabetes Education program at CMH, is also a certified diabetes educator.