As a trilingual Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and Accredited Nutritionist (AN), Michelle Tong has worked in both the private and public sectors. She is enthusiastic and committed to helping people eat well and lead healthy lifestyles.
Throughout her career, Michelle has developed a passion in the area of diabetes, and has furthered her knowledge in this field by becoming a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE). Currently working with Diabetes Queensland, she is passionate about providing support for people living with, or at risk of diabetes.
With her growing interest in working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) groups, Michelle has had the opportunity to develop a program for the Chinese community, providing them with knowledge to better manage their diabetes. She recently had the privilege of delivering a presentation about her work to other health professionals at the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) conference in Sydney in 2013.
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