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Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES

Chicago, Illinois

Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

About

Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RDN, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES has been an advanced practice dietitian and diabetes care and education specialist for over 20 years. She has been working at the University of Chicago within the departments of pediatric and adult endocrinology for the past 15 years and has allowed her the privilege of educating and inspiring children, teens, young adults and adults and their families living with diabetes.

Education and Training

Professional Highlights

Amy has co-authored the following publications: the 2015 and 2020 Consensus Reports for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) in Type 2 Diabetes, the first ADA/EASD Consensus Report for Type 1 diabetes published in 2021 which introduced a T1D-specific 4 Critical Times for DSMES graphic, the 2017 National Standards for DSMES and co-chair of current 2022 National Standards revision. She just received the 2022 American Diabetes Association Outstanding Educator of the Year award. She is a strong advocate that all people with diabetes should be given the opportunity to received diabetes self-management education and support and Medical Nutrition Therapy on an ongoing basis.

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