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Betty Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE, DMTC Director of Professional Education, is a diabetes educator and health education consultant from Phoenix, Arizona. Professionals from the United States and many other countries, including Portugal, Poland, Hungary, Malaysia, Korea, Bulgaria, Thailand, and Russia have attended the innovative teaching programs which she has conducted in over twenty-five countries. She is Past-President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, a member of CDC's Technical Advisory Committee on Diabetes, and has served on the editorial boards of several publications including Clinical Diabetes and The Office Nurse. The Managing Your Diabetes patient education system which she developed and edits for Eli Lilly Company is used in over 15 countries. The most recent of her many publications is the third edition of her popular book, Diabetes 101, an innovative book for insulin-using patients told in story form. Her other book, Sweet Kids (American Diabetes Association, 1996), is a guide to pediatric diabetes nutrition management in the context of family relationships and is required reading for parents at pediatric diabetes program throughout the country. Betty receives e-mail at

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