The Menu Matchmaker

HealthMonitorRegina2015-0036Regina M. Shirley RD, LDN has been a registered and licensed dietitian for over a decade.  She has a passion for nutrition that shows in her dynamic and creative approach to adding value for the customer. She will work with you or your team to make the My Menu Match™ PLLC experience fit YOUR needs!

Regina has lived with Juvenile Onset Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) for over 25 years.  She was inspired to create My Menu Match PLLC, a nutrition field guide for patrons such as herself.  She loves food, and whether she is eating a healthy meal or dessert, she appreciates when a restaurant provides her with nutrition information so that she can manage her insulin and medication… and still enjoy her meal!  There are over 22 Million people living everyday with diabetes in the U.S.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition, Framingham State College
  • Graduate of coordinated program in food and dietetics – Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Experience

  • Chief Clinical Dietitian for Arramark Health Care
  • Health Services Manager for The Barton Center, a non-profit year round diabetes education center
  • Territory Sales Manager – Eli Lilly
  • Diabetes Clinical Manager and Territory Sales Manager – Medtronic
  • Nutrition Sales Representative – Nestle/Gerber Nutrition
  • Creator of a widely viewed diabetes and nutrition blog, www.ServingUpDiabetes.com 2012-present

Speaking Engagements

  • Annual guest lecturer for Framingham State College Food and Nutrition Department
  • Keynote speaker for the 2010 and 2014 – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Northern NE Gala
  • Annual presenter for the T1D Nation Symposium in Boston
  • Patient panel expert for the T1D Exchange annual research briefing
  • Teacher of a nutrition class series at Latitudes Sports Club Salisbury

Affiliations and Credentials

  • Member of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Massachusetts Dietetic Association and Licensed in the state of MA
  • ServSafe Food Safety Certified and ServSafe Allergen Certified
  • Certificate of Training in Restaurant Menu Lableing
  • Certificate of Training in Food Allergies
  • JDRF– Member of National Speakers Bureau and the Boston chapter Outreach Comm.
  •  Volunteer and organizer of many sub-committees for the outreach committee of the Boston chapter of JDRF
  • Member of the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce

Publications

  • Massachusetts Dietetic Association – various quarterly newsletters
  • Fitness Together – Seacoast franchise newsletter
  • Contributing Editor – JDRF Pregnancy Toolkit
  • Contributor to the Diabetes Education and Camping Association National Nutrition Care Manual
  • Author of excerpt in Raising Teens with Diabetes, chapter on Family Dynamics, by Moira Stanford (2013)
  • Guest Blogger for: Glu.org, Joslin Diabetes Center, Medtronic’s “The Loop”, Diabetes Sisters
  • Health Monitor Magazine – October 2015 Tips on Blood Sugar Managment
  • Contributor to various newsletter publications for the Greater Newburyport Mothers and Families Club

 

 

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