MBA, MBS, CDE – Dietitian/Nutritionist
Janet Schaefer is a Connecticut licensed dietitian/nutritionist and a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). She holds a Master of Science Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and a Master of Business Administration with a focus on health care from the University of Connecticut. Janet has 16 years of experience providing clinical expertise and education to patients, caregivers and providers. She has worked as a clinical educator on device training, general diabetes, cholesterol, and osteoporosis, as well as a staff nutritionist, a CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator), and a telephonic health counselor. She also continues to be a regular speaker on diabetes management and elderly nutrition.
Janet’s education, experience, and compassion enable her to make a difference in people’s lives by engaging, supporting, educating, and motivating patients to facilitate lasting behavior changes to achieve and maintain optimal health.
Educating and coaching clients in diabetes management
Providing nutritional analysis and recommendations to address chronic medical conditions
Personalizing diet plans based on dietary habits and individual goals and nutritional needs