Carolyn Gall Casey is the Director of Education at Diabetes Canada. She joined Diabetes Canada in the fall of 2009, and along with her team, has responsibility for strategic translation of Diabetes Canada's world-leading clinical practice guidelines into tools and programs for health-care providers and people living with or affected by diabetes.
Carolyn has a BASc from the University of Guelph in Clinical Nutrition and has also studied organizational leadership, program implementation and communications. Prior to her work with Diabetes Canada, she spent 17 years in the food and clinical nutrition industry where her main focus was creating optimal nutrition and wellness communication and education tools for Canadians.
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University of Guelph: BASc, Clinical Nutrition 1996
George Brown College: Certificate, Haute Cuisine 1995
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Canadian Diabetes Association online
If you are planning on having dinner as well as appetizers, with perhaps a glass of wine and dessert afterwards, it’s best to limit the number of appetizers you enjoy, or stick with some of the healthier choices listed in “Awesome Apps.” Carolyn Gall Casey, education director for the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA), offers this advice for coping with the lure of a holiday buffet table. “Drink lots of sparkling water flavoured with citrus slices, limit yourself to two pieces of frozen appetizers and satisfy your hunger with low-fat options, like veggies and a bean dip.”...
The Final Proof: October 2011
Bakers Journal online
Carolyn Gall Casey, director of professional education for the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA), explains that the rates are increasing among children and youth. She says diabetes cost the Canadian health-care system and economy $11.7 billion in 2010 and that figure will rise to $16 billion by 2020...