Living with Diabetes

Aleida Saenz


"Education and knowledge are the keys to managing diabetes well today while DRI scientists aim for a cure in our future."

Aleida M Saenz APRN, FNP-BC, CDCES, is the Director of Patient Education at the Diabetes Research Institute. An experienced advanced practice nurse, Aleida specializes in diabetes management and education. Adept in academic, clinical care, medical device, pharmaceutical and clinical research areas, she is well versed in the latest technology and evidence-based practice. Aleida works with patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes (in English or Spanish) with the goal of improving disease outcomes.

Aleida previously worked as a diabetes educator with Novo Nordisk and was recognized with the National Circle of Excellence award for showcasing outstanding work and exceeding expectations in the pharmaceutical industry.


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