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Susan Pittman, RD, LD, CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator
Certified through the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators, Pittman provides nutritional counseling to patients with diabetes and those at-risk of developing the disease. She also leads the Freeman Diabetes Education team.

Pittman, a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor Science in dietetics, served her internship in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she and her family lived until moving to Joplin in 2002. With a background in long-term care, dialysis, and now diabetes education, Pittman can address topics such as diabetes self-management and education, as well as meal planning, cooking, and healthy eating lifestyles for those with or without diabetes.


The American Diabetes Association recognizes the Freeman Diabetes Education program as meeting the National Standards of Diabetes Self-management Education.