Janet Schaefer

Janet Schaefer

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.

Specializing in: 

  • 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