“Diabetes Has Never Held Me Back”
We are Angie & John Lamberson, a married couple of Dietitians, Certified Diabetes Educators & Integrative Health Coaches who are living & thriving with type 1 diabetes. We know what it is like to manage a chronic disease on a daily basis. We’ve turned chronic disease into a positive thing and can help you to do the same.
Angie is a Registered Dietitian, North Carolina Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator & Certified Integrative Health Coach. Her educational background includes a B.S. in Human Nutrition & Foods from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and an M.S. in Health Sciences/Dietetics from James Madison University. She fulfilled coursework and training at Duke University to become a Certified Integrative Health Coach. Angie has a strong background in public health, diabetes education, long-term care and the care of mentally and physically challenged adults. She is a Health Coaching faculty member & student mentor at Georgetown University. Also, she has served as Facilitator for the Healthy Living Partnership to Prevent Diabetes program through Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Angie enjoys being outdoors, spending time with animals, running, biking, horseback riding, swimming & hiking.
John is a Registered Dietitian, North Carolina Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator. His educational background includes a B.S. in Political Science from James Madison University and an M.S. in Health Sciences/Dietetics from James Madison University. He has fulfilled classwork and training at Duke University and is an Integrative Health Coach. He currently serves as mentor with the Duke Integrative Health Coaching program. When John was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 23, he decided to change career paths and return to graduate school to become a Registered Dietitian. John’s experience includes diabetes education, clinical dietetics, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and renal nutrition. John says, “Having diabetes has been a motivating factor in my life. I was determined to not let it control me and have used my disease to benefit my life and the lives of others. My recommendations for change are things that I’ve tried in my own life. I also personally understand the frustration, uncertainty and fear one might have in living with a chronic disease”. John enjoys attending college football games, running, biking, swimming, hiking & weight lifting. He is a two time participant in Tour DaVita, a 230 mile bike tour to raise awareness and funds to combat kidney disease.
Angie & John both completed their dietetic internships at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Hampton, VA.
Angie & John are active members of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. They have two children and two dogs.