Personalized Diabetic Nutritional Counseling
Based in Austin, TX

Focusing on helping you to live a long & healthy life with diabetes.

~ Certified Diabetics Educator ~
~ Serving nationwide through telehealth ~

Elizabeth Hanawalt, RD
Elizabeth Hanawalt, RD

Elizabeth Hanawalt, Registered Dietitian

I help individuals who suffer from chronic health issues from diabetes. I help you to get control of your symptoms and live the best life possible.

I can help you because I have had Type 1 diabetes for over 51 years and know what you are going through on a daily basis.

I am dedicated to helping those with diabetes and related health issues cope with the every day challenges that this disease brings. If you are looking for a registered dietitian for diabetes and to provide diet counseling in Austin, Texas, you've come to the right place. Although I am located in Austin, I can help anyone in the world with Telehealth and video communication.

My clients come to me for all types of nutrition counseling related to their diabetic symptoms and control of blood sugar. I can also provide guidance on pump therapy, and how to manage your food and diet. I have type 1 diabetes and know the struggle. Certified as a diebetic educator, I have the experience and knowledge to help you with your struggles.

I want you to empower you to learn how to listen to your body, learn how to manage your diabetes, and have a better relationship with food.

Don't be afraid to reach out! Let's start with a conversation. Tell me what your struggles are and I'll tell you how I can help!
Send a message today!

Specialties

DIABETIC NUTRITION
DIET COUNSELING

Diabetics have specialized nutritional requirements. Your nutrition plan is customized for your specific needs.

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INSULIN PUMP
THERAPY

Learn the proper way to use an Insulin Pump to help prevent long term health issues.

What others are saying

"I am a long time client of Elizabeth. I was diagnosed with Type 2 six years ago. Elizabeth has been a huge assist in helping me make sense of it all. With her vast knowledge, she has taught me to have a healthy relationship with food. I began feeling stronger and more energetic than I had in a long time. Then, last year my blood sugar levels began rising inexplicably. I was so frustrated. Recently I found out that I was misdiagnosed and that I really have Type 1. For a brief time I felt relief that there was an answer, but that didn’t last long. I am now on insulin and that is a whole new experience. I am returning to Elizabeth because I can trust her to guide me through this new journey.

-Julie

"I had a Gastric Bypass Surgery on Dec 30th and stayed 2 nights at St. Davis Hospital. I think that is the best decision I took since the surgeon said, probably wont have to get insulin when I loose weight. I already complete 2 weeks just with fluids and started puree foods last Monday. I was 240 pounds on Oct 29. I had to be on diet the last 15 days of the surgery, similar as the one you gave me, getting just 35 grams of Carbohydrate each meal. I am currently 218 pounds today. My abdomen is still inflamed because of the procedure.

Thanks a lot for your help. You are a great professional and I am lucky to be your patient."
- Roma

"Elizabeth is extremely knowledgeable about nutrition and Type 1 diabetes. With many years of experience and strong listening skills, she offers guidance tailored to exact needs. A relaxed voice, with an easy touch of humor, helps her clients relax. I left our meeting with inspiration, motivation and new ideas.
Thank you Elizabeth!"

D. Warren

"Elizabeth is so knowledgeable and helpful, and maybe most importantly, realistic. She gives me realistic goals and practical advice, and so far, it's been steadily paying off. I've re-imagined how I eat and what I eat, and I've learned to eat healthy but still feel full. I highly recommend her."

Ashley W.

"I've met with Elizabeth for a couple of weeks and have already seen significant positive changes in my blood sugar due to her knowledge and wisdom. So grateful. Highly recommend!"

Jen P.

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