DSMA Live with Hope Warshaw on 10/25/2012
Owner, Hope Warshaw Associates, LLC
Facebook (like): /EatHealthyLiveWell
Hope Warshaw is a nationally recognized dietitian and diabetes educator. She applies nearly thirty-five years of expertise in her work as an author and freelance writer, media spokesperson, consultant and diabetes educator. Hope is most well known for her expertise in the areas of healthy restaurant eating and diabetes nutrition management. She offers practical solutions to healthier eating to individuals during counseling sessions or to millions through varied communication and social networking vehicles.
As a freelance writer, Hope wrote her first book, Eat Out, Eat Right, in 1990. It’s sold over ½ million copies. Hope’s award-winning, best-selling consumer books published by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) include: Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy, 4th ed; Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating, 4th ed; What to Eat When You’re Eating Out, 2nd ed; Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 3rd ed; Real Life Guide to Diabetes and The Diabetes Food and Nutrition Bible. Hope has developed an app named EatSmart with Quantia Communications. The app is a series of narrated videos focused on healthy eating with diabetes.
Hope has written consumer articles for diabetes magazines including Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes Forecast. She is currently the contributing editor for Diabetic Living, Better Homes & Gardens, consumer magazine and Diabetic Living Online website as well as a member of their editorial advisory board. Hope has authored professional articles in Diabetes Care, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Diabetes Educator and Nutrition Today. She’s the co-author of several ADA books for healthcare professionals including: Practical Carbohydrate Counting: A How-to-Teach Guide for Health Professionals and wrote a chapter for the ADA book Diabetes Nutrition Therapy, published in 2012. Hope is a sought after speaker who regularly presents at association annual meetings and nutrition and diabetes symposiums.
As a media spokesperson Hope has promoted her books and better-for-you food products on media tours. She has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, Graham Kerr’s A Gathering Place, TV Food Network, Lifetime Cable and others. She has conducted hundreds of interviews for print, radio and websites. Hope has been quoted in newspapers and magazines including: TIME, HEALTH, PREVENTION, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Washingtonian, CHILD, SHAPE, Good Housekeeping, Reader’s Digest, Men’s Health, Fitness and others.
As a nutrition and diabetes consultant, Hope has worked with companies, such as McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, a Johnson & Johnson Company; National Starch Food Innovation, PRESENT e-Learning (PRESENTdiabetes.com), Perrigo Diabetes Care, Quantia Communications, and others. Hope has worked with PR companies, such as Fleischman Hillard, Inc., Paine PR, Edelman, RF Binder, Porter Novelli, Splash LLC and Hunter PR.
Hope demonstrates leadership abilities in volunteer positions for several Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics dietetic practice groups and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. She currently serves on AADE’s Board of Directors, 2011 -2014. National awards include: American Dietetic Association Foundation’s 2002 Award for Excellence in Consultation and Business Practice, American Diabetes Association’s 1999 Outstanding Community Service in Reaching People award and the 1993 Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group’s Distinguished Service Award.