Julie Azevedo, RN, BSN, CDE Julie Azevedo is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Nursing degree from California State University, Fresno. She has been a Certified Diabetes Educator since 2009. Julie has been working for the past 11 years with a rural health system in the Central Valley of California as a Certified Diabetes Educator. Her past experience includes working as a registered nurse in the hospital and in ambulatory outpatient clinics. Through Julie’s many years of experience working as a registered nurse in the hospital and in outpatient clinics she has seen the effects of diabetes on patients and their families. It is her belief that through education about diabetes the patient can prevent or postpone problems from happening. Through behavior change and lifestyle modification an individual can achieve optimal health outcomes. Julie’s personal interests include walking, traveling and her grandchildren. She is always planning a trip to visit a friend or relative or to see the many wonders of this world. Julie has been a member of the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.