Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

Denise Giroux, MS, RD, CDCES

REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND CERTIFIED DIABETES CARE and EDUCATION SPECIALIST

Denise Giroux, MS, RD, CDCES
Denise has been a Registered Dietitian (RD) for 10 years and a Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (CDCES) since 2018. Focusing on inpatient and outpatient counseling in Tulare County in a hospital setting as a Clinical Dietitian and Outpatient Dietitian with Population Health and now with a multi-specialty clinic. She is currently working towards a certification in Adult Obesity in Weight Management. Denise is a Midwest transplant since 2015 and enjoys not shoveling snow!

Denise enjoys providing diabetes education to the community in a fun, exciting way that involves the person she is counseling to feel engaged and empowered as they understand the importance on making lifestyle changes to improve and manage their A1c and blood sugar control and help prevent complications when their blood sugars are not in their range.

Other Areas of Expertise
Renal, Cardiovascular, Celiac, Diabetes (type 1 and type 2), Gestational Diabetes, Oncology, Weight Management and General nutrition

Education
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio – Bachelor’s in Food/Nutrition Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois – Master’s in Exercise Physiology Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota – Master’s in Public Health (December 2021)

Membership and Certifications
Denise is actively involved as an Associate member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Weight Management Dietetics Practice Group; Public Health/Community Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group; Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialist and a student member of The Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, as well as holding the CDCES certification from Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education

Personal Life
Denise has been married for 25 years and has 2 college aged children.

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