Theresa Garnero, Clinical Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator


Theresa Garnero is clinical nurse manager of Diabetes Services at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. A certified diabetes educator, she's the author of DIABETease: A Lighter Look at the Serious Subject of Diabetes. She also wrote a daily guide to living with diabetes for the American Diabetes Association, scheduled for publication in fall 2008. She was named Diabetes Educator of the Year by the American Association of Diabetes Educators for 2004-2005.


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Where can I get dissolvable glucose pills? — Jul 19, 2011
You have many options. Outside of treating a low with the liquid form of 4 ounces of juice or 8 ounces of non-fat milk, you can use DEx4 Glucose Liquid. It comes in differe...
How long can a diabetic live with alcoholism and drug addiction? — Jul 03, 2010
As a nurse, it is not in my realm of expertise to predict health outcomes. His doctor would be best equipped to respond. That said, with the number of significant issues fa...
What if my blood sugar drops too low at night? — May 24, 2010
You are doing many things right! You are taking your insulin, checking your glucose, being mindful of what you eat and problem solving to prevent going low! Many variables...
Which housing option is best for someone with diabetes? — Apr 28, 2010
You have a few options to help your mother get the care she needs. Start by speaking to the Director of the board and care facility about your concern. Is it in their polic...