Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE, is an advanced practice dietitian and coordinator for the University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center Teen InTransit program, a unique diabetes program for adolescents and teens with diabetes. She speaks internationally on all diabetes topics, especially children and teens with diabetes, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors. She is actively involved in the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Dietetic Association.
Hess-Fischl was named 2009 Diabetes Educator of the Year by the Diabetes Care and Education practice group of the American Dietetic Association and is currently Chair of the ADA’s Diabetes Care and Education practice group, comprised of more than 6,500 registered dietitians across the country. She serves as an expert reviewer for the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, has been published in both professional and lay publications, and has served on numerous task forces and advisory boards nationwide.
- Insulin pumps
- Continuous glucose monitors
- Teens and children with diabetes
Northern Illinois University
Mount Mary College
American Diabetes Association
American Association of Diabetes Educators
American Dietetic Association