Debby Johnson, RD, LD, CDE is Fit4D’s Senior Clinical Director. Debby is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator with personal and professional experience in pediatrics, adults, pregnancy, and insulin pump therapy. She has lived with type 1 diabetes since the age of 10, and has encountered many experiences along her diabetes journey which give her a unique perspective when helping others learn how to live with diabetes. She is a motivating educator with experience in individualizing diabetes care plans and general nutrition plans in pediatric and adult populations. Her belief is that everyone is an individual with specialized needs and life situations, and prides herself on finding a management plans that fit each individual.
She is a graduate of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Allied Health Sciences School and has been practicing dietetics, specializing in diabetes, since 2001. Debby has worked with patients in hospitals, delivered customized nutrition programs and provided insulin pump training. Debby also holds a Certification in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management. During the summer, Debby is the camp dietitian for Camp Sweeney in Gainesville, Texas, setting up meal plans and providing nutrition lectures to campers with diabetes.
“Living with diabetes doesn’t slow me down, and I want to make sure it doesn’t slow anybody else down…diabetes is just a part of me, not all of who I am! We have an amazing team of educators passionate to empower people living with diabetes and make a difference.”
Debby can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.