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The 6 Best Dietitians for Diabetes in 2024

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If you landed here, chances are you, or someone you love has diabetes, and you are looking for the support of a dietitian.

Searching for an educated, qualified dietitian to support you can be an overwhelming process.

We’re here to save you time, energy, and maybe even money.

Instead of sifting through the endless options available and wasting time with coaches or nutrition programs that don’t work, we made this list for you.

Here at OnPoint Nutrition, our team of dietitians and nutritionists has helped over 3,000 people just like you find the best dietitian for them and achieve their goals.

We believe in the power of nutrition and know how valuable quality nutrition counseling is. We don’t want anyone to get sucked into another program that simply does not work.

We also know that we’re not the only dietitians who help people like you navigate diabetes, and clients often ask us how we compare to other nutrition coaches and programs.

Because we truly want you to find the best dietitian for you, we put together a list of the best diabetes dietitians to work with.

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Best Dietitians for Diabetes 

Anderson’s Nutrition

Who Are They?

Anderson’s Nutrition is a team of registered dietitians that offers health coaching and nutrition education. 

Anderson’s offers virtual counseling in all 50 states, as well as in-person counseling in both Pennsylvania and Arizona.

What Do They Offer?

Anderson’s offers diabetes, prediabetes, and diabetes prevention counseling.

They provide unique nutrition assessments and listen to your concerns to create an individualized plan for you. They also give you the tools to manage your diabetes, including meal plans, that fit your lifestyle needs. 

Anderson’s offers a variety of programs including:

  • Must Have, which includes 3 sessions over 4 weeks.
  • Complete, which includes 5 sessions over 8 weeks.
  • Ultimate, which includes 7 sessions over 12 weeks. 

They are also in-network with multiple major health insurance providers. 

Why Did They Make Our List?

Anderson’s Nutrition offers a variety of programs to fit clients’ specific needs, and many clients’ programs are covered by their health insurance. 

Feed Your Zest

Who Are They?

Feed Your Zest is run by McKenzie Caldwell, a women’s health registered dietitian who specializes in gestational diabetes in pregnant women.

While this may not be the fit for everyone with diabetes, if you are specifically struggling with gestational diabetes, this is the recommendation for you. 

What Do They Offer?

Feed Your Zest takes an intuitive eating approach to managing gestational diabetes, which includes: 

  • How to use gentle nutrition to fuel your pregnancy
  • Sustainable habits to take into account your individual needs and preferences
  • Ways to take care of your expecting body with simple, evidence-based lifestyle shifts
  • How you can use intuitive eating to manage your gestational diabetes and achieve truly holistic health for your body and mind

Why Did They Make Our List?

Gestational diabetes is a very specific condition and having an expert to help you manage it is key.

Hailey Crean Nutrition, LLC

Who Are They?

Hailey Crean is a registered dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. 

She provides telenutrition that specializes in nutrition counseling for diabetes and conditions of metabolic syndrome.

What Do They Offer?

Hailey Crean Nutrition was founded based on the idea that nutrition education and support should be convenient and accessible to help you reach your goals. 

Hailey and her team of dietitians provide programs that are customized to each individual and include:

  • A free 20-minute consultation
  • An initial 60-minute assessment
  • Ongoing support via secure messaging 
  • Customized meal planning and recipe ideas 

They also provide a virtual diabetes support group, which includes monthly group calls on topics like:

  • Blood sugar 101 - Finding the Patterns
  • Smart Snacking
  • Diabetes and Exercise
  • DASH Diet for Diabetes Management 

Hailey Crean Nutrition is also in-network with multiple major insurance companies.

Why Did They Make Our List?

With both individual and group options, Hailey and her team provide multiple educational offerings to clients with diabetes. 

Julie Cunningham Nutrition 

Who Are They?

Julie Cunningham is a registered dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She provides nutrition counseling both virtually and in-person in North Carolina. 

What Do They Offer?

Julie offers personalized, private nutrition counseling designed to move you toward enjoying good food, good health, and a good life. 

Her nutrition programs include:

  • An initial consultation
  • Follow-up coaching sessions
  • Meal plans, recipes, and grocery shopping lists
  • A private messaging platform 

In addition to individual counseling, Julie offers online courses including:

Julie is also in-network with multiple health insurance providers. 

Why Did They Make Our List?

Julie is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, which means she is highly trained and educated in nutrition counseling for diabetes. 

Lori Zanini 

Who Are They?

Lori Zanini is a registered dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator who helps individuals control diabetes using realistic solutions that get proven results. 

What Do They Offer?

Lori offers one-on-one health coaching where she provides a specific, individualized program for each client. She provides clients with education, tools, and support to achieve their goals.

Lori’s expertise includes:

Why Did They Make Our List?

Lori has spent the past 10 years helping thousands of individuals lower their blood sugar and lose weight while eating what they love and finding peace with food. 

Marcia Pell

Who Are They?

Marcia Pell is a registered dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist who believes that diabetes shouldn’t get in the way of your dreams. 

What Do They Offer?

Marcia’s programs help clients bring their numbers down, lose weight, and feel energized all day while still enjoying their favorite foods.

She offers a variety of programs focused on nutrition for diabetes including:

  • Flourish With Diabetes
  • Reversing Prediabetes 
  • Individual Nutrition Therapy
  • Virtual Diabetes Support Group 

Why Did They Make Our List?

Marcia also offers a variety of programs to fit each individual’s needs and goals.

How To Choose the Best Dietitian for You 

Now that you have more details on six of the best diabetes dietitians, it’s time to narrow down your choices and make your decision. 

We recommend taking two steps to choose the best fit for you. 

Step 1: Educate Yourself

If you haven’t already, spend some time educating yourself on dietitians, nutrition counseling, and everything they entail so you are prepared to find the best fit for you.

Learn more:

Take some time to learn more about the dietitians and programs you are interested in, too. We gave you the basics, but the more information you have the more confidence you will feel. 

Confidence in yourself, and in your dietitian, will allow you to fully commit and achieve your goals once and for all.

Step 2: Ask Questions

If you’re not 100% sure that a dietitian is right for you, ask more questions! The relationship you have with your dietitian is important so making sure they are both qualified and a good fit for you is crucial.

You may want to ask questions about their:

  • Education
  • Certifications
  • Training
  • Specialties
  • Personality
  • Level of support

Is OnPoint The Nutrition Counseling Service for You?

While these six are some of the best diabetes dietitians, we truly believe in the effectiveness of our nutrition counseling for diabetes.

Our team offers multiple programs to help fit your specific needs. We are also in-network with many major health insurance providers, so your program costs may be covered. Additionally, we have dietitians who specialize in diabetes and can help you both manage your diabetes and optimize your health.

We’re passionate about learning and love to teach. Our blog covers diabetes topics ranging from the glycemic index to the top questions to ask your dietitian about diabetes.

If these factors have you ready to take the next step in your journey, learn more about our nutrition coaching programs, then schedule a consultation to take the first step toward your goals. 

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