About Us

Diabetic Living has an important mission: to give people with diabetes (PWDs) and the people who love and care for them the information needed to make the best health decisions in their day-to-day diabetes care. Below you'll find the team of people who make Diabetic Living the go-to source for diabetes-friendly recipes, health-related information, weight loss tips, and more.

 
 

Nicolas B. Argento

Nicolas B. Argento, M.D., PWD type 1, is the diabetes technology and electronic medical records director and a senior partner at Maryland Endocrine, PA. He is the diabetes program medical adviser for Howard County General Hospital. Dr. Argento is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

Jane Burnett

Jane M. Burnett, R.D., L.D., is a registered dietitian and recipe developer for Diabetic Living magazine. Helping PWDs prepare great-tasting, real-life food is her passion. She brings practical and creative solutions to the dinner table--stemming from a food and nutrition career in corporate and health care settings.

Connie Crawley

Connie Crawley, M.S., R.D., L.D., is a nutrition and health specialist for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service in Athens, specializing in diabetes and weight loss. Connie is a member of the American Dietetic Association Diabetes Care and Education practice group. Ms. Crawley is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

 

Joanne Gallivan

Joanne Gallivan, M.S., R.D., is executive director of the National Diabetes Education Program at the National Institutes of Health. Joanne is a member of the American Dietetic Association Diabetes Care and Education practice group. Ms. Gallivan is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

Marty Irons

Marty Irons, R.Ph., CDE, practices at a community pharmacy and also served in industry and the military. He also presents at diabetes education classes and is an author. Dr. Irons is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

Michael Riddell

Michael Riddell, Ph.D., PWD type 1, is associate professor at the School of Kinesiology & Health Science and Muscle Health Research Centre at York University in Toronto and director of the York University sports camp for teens with diabetes. Dr. Riddell is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

Chris Smith

Chris Smith, The Diabetic Chef®, PWD type 1, is the president of Health Range, Inc., and a professionally trained chef. He is a food consultant and cookbook author and conducts healthy-cooking classes. Chef Chris Smith contributes to the magazine and online.

Hope S. Warshaw

Hope S. Warshaw, M.S., R.D., CDE, BC-ADM, is a writer specializing in diabetes care. She has authored several American Diabetes Association books. Hope is a member of the American Dietetic Association Diabetes Care and Education practice group. Ms. Warshaw is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member and contributes to Diabetic Living Online.

Lori Brookhart-Schervish

Lori Brookhart-Schervish is the editor of Diabetic Living Online. She's been a journalist for more than 11 years, graduating from the Missouri School of Journalism. "Our talented team has an ongoing commitment to make Diabetic Living an encouraging voice and reliable resource and destination for people living with diabetes," Lori says.

Carla Christian

Carla Christian, R.D., L.D., received her associate's degree in culinary arts from The Culinary Institute of America in 2006, her bachelor's degree in dietetics from Michigan State University in 2009, and finished her dietetic internship from The University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2010. Ms. Christian is a nutrition specialist in the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen.

Marjorie Cypress

Marjorie Cypress, Ph.D., CNP, CDE, is a nurse practitioner and certified diabetes educator. She is a diabetes nurse practitioner in the department of endocrinology at ABQ Health Partners in Albuquerque. She is the incoming vice president of Health Care and Education for the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Cypress is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

Marion J. Franz

Marion J. Franz, M.S., R.D., L.D., CDE, has authored more than 200 publications on diabetes, nutrition, and exercise, including core-curriculum materials for diabetes educators. Marion is a member of the American Dietetic Association Diabetes Care and Education practice group. Ms. Franz is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

Frank L. Greenway

Frank L. Greenway, M.D., is head of outpatient research and professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center of the Louisiana State University System. He is a fellow of the Obesity Society. Dr. Greenway is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

Irene B. Lewis-McCormick

Irene B. Lewis-McCormick, M.S., CSCS, is a fitness presenter and educator and is certified by the leading fitness organizations. She is an author, educator, and faculty member of the American Council on Exercise, SCW Fitness, SFR, and Upper Iowa University. Ms. Lewis-McCormick contributes to the magazine and online.

Jessie Shafer

Jessie Shafer is the food and nutrition editor for Diabetic Living. She has been a health journalist for more than 8 years, during which time she's worked for three publishing companies and produced more than 200 books and magazine articles on food and health. Jessie holds a B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University and is pursuing her B.S. and M.S. in dietetics through the distance program at Kansas State University.

John Zrebiec

John Zrebiec, M.S.W., CDE, is director of Behavioral Health Services at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston and a lecturer in the department of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Mr. Zrebiec is a Diabetic Living Magazine Editorial Advisory Board member.

 

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