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Your Single Source Solution
for Better Diabetes Care

Meet our Certified Diabetes Educators
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Meet Melissa

Melissa Herrmann Dierks RDN, LDN, CDE is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist in Huntersville, NC with over 20 years of experience in the field of nutrition and diabetes education. In addition to providing nutrition solutions for adults and children as owner of Supermarket Savvy and the Eat Smart Nutrition Co., she provides nutrition communication services to the food and beverage industry. Melissa has worked as a Certified Diabetes Educator for a variety of hospitals, home health agencies, insulin pump companies and a Joslin affiliate clinic. 

Meet Janice

Janice Baker is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, certified nutrition support clinician and board certified in advanced diabetes management. Her philosophy is to provide realistic, individualized and credible nutrition/diabetes counseling and education.  With over 35 years of experience, Janice is passionate about preventative health and lifestyle habits as well as the importance of balance, variety and enjoyment in food and activity choices.


Janice volunteers her time with Taking Control of Your Diabetes, the American Diabetes Association and other organizations to promote diabetes prevention, education and management. She has developed an accredited school nurse education program on diabetes, as well as health and wellness programs for several corporations.

Connect with a Certified Diabetes Educator

Did you know Solara has a team of Certified Diabetes Educators available as an added service to our patients?

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