Cathy is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator who first began working in Diabetes in 1990. Her career has spanned clinical, community, private practice and corporate health in WA, NSW and the UK. For the last 12 years she has worked exclusively in the area of Diabetes, with the management of women with Gestational Diabetes as her primary focus since 2010. She is a part of the team that have worked to establish the Diabetes in Pregnancy service at Fiona Stanley Hospital which opened in Perth in late 2014. Cathy is currently a member of the working party writing the nutrition recommendations for the ADS/ADEA/DAA Joint Position Statement on Prediabetes. Her participation in research is gaining momentum with the imminent commencement of a PhD project on dietary manipulation of the gut microbiota and the impact on gestational diabetes.
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