Christine Gilloon, RD, CDE
- Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
- Registered Dietitian (RD)
- Certified by Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
- Member, American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
- Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
- Member, Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group (DCE)
Christine is a Registered Dietitian (RD), certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), and is also a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) through the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators (NCBDE). She has 25 years combined professional, volunteer and personal experience in nutritional health education, counseling and diabetes management.
Christine earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1994 from the University of Florida and completed her internship program in California after a rigorous curriculum of academic and practical skill application at accredited hospitals and clinics in the greater Los Angeles area. In addition to her focused interest in diabetes management, Christine is also a seasoned surgical and bariatric dietitian and has gained knowledge and experience supporting renal, cancer and immunodeficiency disease management programs. She is committed to continued professional development.
Additionally, she has served as a Clinical Dietitian, the Lead Outpatient Dietitian with accredited diabetes education centers in Texas and California and was a mentor for the South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association Diabetes Camp.
Christine’s personal life closely mirrors her professional in that she has been managing her own Type 1 Diabetes since the age of 15. Her patients can take comfort in the fact that the advice and counsel she provides is the same as that which has helped her to maintain a healthy lifestyle, become a successful healthcare professional, and raise two sons with her husband of 23 years.