DNP, CNS, RN, CPNP-PC, BC-ADM
Jessica graduated in March of 2018 with a doctorate of Nursing Practice, with an emphasis on diabetes. She obtained a dual certification master’s as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2006, from the University of South Alabama. For the past 12 years, she has worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner in both private practice and in a hospital-based clinic. Eight years prior to opening Everyday Diabetes Center, she was hired into a position in Savannah to create and manage a pediatric diabetes center. She is a member of the AADE and NAPNAP.
BSN, RN, CDE, CPT
With a diverse education background, this husband and father of four changed careers when his oldest son, Carter, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 6. He graduated with a music education degree in 2006 and from nursing school in 2014. He spent his first season of nursing in a level one trauma center and then made the transition to the world of diabetes.
His passion for education and a strong desire to help patients and families navigate the often choppy waters of diabetes drives him each and every day. Kris is a member of the AADE, has served on the ACDES professional practice committee, & is co-founder of T1D Revolution.
MPH, RD, LD, DCES
Madeline’s career in dietetics began in her home state of California, where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Nutrition. She moved to Georgia in 2016 to complete her supervised practice in dietetics in the greater Savannah area, and, in 2018, she completed her Masters in Public Health. She has experience working as a dietitian for a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers and School-based Health Centers, which ultimately led her to delve deeper into the world of diabetes.
Madeline supports her patients in making food choices that manage and optimize their physical health while considering each patient’s emotional readiness to make tough lifestyle changes. She is passionate about working with young minds to establish constructive eating patterns that nourish their bodies and minds while preserving their self-esteem.
FRONT OFFICE MANAGER
Born and raised in southeast Georgia, Teresa has a passion for serving others. She has climbed the career ladder through the ranks of the business world. She has over thirty years of experience in finance, insurance, customer service, switchboard operator, team lead and office coordinator. She strives to better herself and puts forth her best effort to provide world class experience to the people she serves.
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST
Brenna is a writer and visual storytelling artist based in Savannah, GA. She spent four years studying Sequential Art at Savannah College of Art and Design. After 2016 she went back to school at Armstrong State University (now Georgia Southern University) and received her BFA in Visual Arts in 2019. Endeavoring to love and serve others is the underlying goal for whatever she pursues. In her spare time she enjoys trying new recipes, writing, drawing, and spending time with her husband and chowski.
Allie is a 2022 graduate of Life Springs Christian Academy. She described herself as a 'nurturer at heart'. She'll tell you that she knew that she would one day go into the medical field. Allie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 9. Though her journey hasn’t always been easy she feels uniquely qualified to relate to others with diabetes. She believes that God has planted her in the medical field and plans to further her education when the time comes.
Sarah was born and raised in the great state of Texas. Diagnosed with T1D two weeks before her 18th birthday, Sarah says that it comes with many highs and lows...literally! But also states that her T1D family makes the rollercoaster ride a lot less scary. She and her husband were stationed in Georgia in early 2022 and was pulled into the EDC family shortly after.
EDC is supported by an M.D. who helps to coordinate care in day-to-day operations. We also have a consulting endocrinologist who serves our patients on an as-needed basis.