Diabetes & Nutrition Support Services was established to educate and support the people and families with diabetes and other nutritionally related health concerns. Our mission is to provide knowledge and guidance in order to develop and practice self-management skills to improve well-being and quality of life and reduce the risk of diabetes and other health related complications.
Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito County
Health and Medical > Healthcare Consultants > Medical Provider Consultants
Insulin pumps: Animas Ping, Medtronic Paradigm, Deltec Cozmo and the Insulet Omnipod. Glucose sensors: Guardian REAL-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System, MiniMed Paradigm REAL-Time System, Dexcom SEVEN Plus and the Medtronic iPro Continuous Glucose Monitor.
---Diabetes Self-Management education---Blood glucose monitoring and meter instruction---Insulin injection education and training---Insulin pump education, therapy and management---Glucose sensor use and management---Medical nutrition therapy for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, celiac disease, pre-diabetes and gestational diabetes---Grocery store tours---Pantry and refrigerator makeovers---
Dana Armstrong received her degree in nutrition from the UC Davis. She has developed programs which have benefited over 6,000 patients with diabetes and specializes in the use of insulin pumps, glucose sensors, and patient-centered approaches to nutrition and diabetes. She speaks nationally on diabetes management and has authored two books and several studies in these areas. Having a child with diabetes, she combines her professional knowledge with personal experience and understanding.
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