Nicole Howell is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) whom has worked for over 15 years as a specialist Diabetes Dietitian at Peninsula Health. She is also a member of Sports Dietitians of Australia (SDA) and the Diabetes Dietitian special interest group. Nicole has been instrumental in the management of children with Type 1 diabetes, adolescents and adults within the Mornington Peninsula. She is also an accredited DAFNE educator which empowers clients to self-manage their diabetes and enhance their quality of life.
She has extensive experience caring for people with Diabetes with either Type 2 or Type 1 diabetes, and is the lead Diabetes Dietitian at Peninsula Heath. She has many years’ experience working with insulin pump management and the role new advances in technology play in diabetes care, including the role of Continuous glucose management and Applications on phones. She is passionate about diabetes care and has a unique understanding of the need to have an open mind, with a flexible approach in all facets of diabetes management, working closely with the clients’ Diabetes Heath care team. Nicole’s approach combines latest scientific evidence, with practical and realistic changes. Including nutritional assessment, education, and advice regarding carbohydrate counting if needed to assist clients to achieve their goals.