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Mary Lou Perry, MS, RD, CDE

Undergraduate: BS in Dietetics, Radford College  

Graduate: MS in Public Health Nutrition, Virginia Tech                                                   

Other Credentials: Certified Diabetes Educator 

Professional Memberships: American Dietetic Association Virginia Dietetic Association Diabetes Care Practice Group American Diabetes Association American Association of Diabetes Educators Preventative Cardiology Nurses Organization National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators - Item Construction committee

Professional Areas of Interest: Different Meal planning approaches in Diabetes Care Collaborative Team approaches in diabetes and cardiovascular management Using Motivational interviewing to promote behavioral change talk New medicines in management of diabetes Using Videotaping as  a way to improve practice behaviors for clinicians Mutli-skilling for dietetics practitioners Cardiovascular disease prevention Use of Stanols in lipid lowering Advanced Scope of Practice for diabetes dietitians