Monica Rojas, MS, RD, CDE, CPT, CDTC
Certified Diabetes Educator
Monica is a bilingual registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. She received her Baccalaureate degree from Purdue University West Lafayette and her Master of Science in Nutrition from the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio. It was during her internship in San Antonio that Monica developed a passion for working with patients who have diabetes.
Over the past 16 years, Monica has worked with a diverse diabetic population- diversity in race, ethnicity, and settings. She has educated people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in pediatric, adult, gestational, group and individual settings.
Monica completed specialized training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has volunteered in various camps for children with Type 1 diabetes. Monica has designed and implemented several programs for Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy in Diabetes in Chicago, Miami, and Northwest Indiana. She has contributed to several media publications in both Spanish and English.
Monica is trained as a certified insulin pump trainer and has specialized in continuous glucose monitoring. She has implemented CGMS diagnostic clinics at previous sites. More recently, she has focused on insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring combo systems with Type 1 patients and has seen the immense rewards and improved quality of life for them and their families.
Monica has presented on diabetes technology at multiple venues, and has held speaking arrangements with experts in the field. She has provided in-services for doctors and fellows in the diabetes technology sector, and participated in research using diabetes technology at the University of Chicago. In 2015, she attended the Diabetes Technology Society Meeting and earned the certification as a certified diabetes technology clinician.
Monica is looking forward to working with the Fit4D team of diabetes experts who share her passion for enhancing access to people who need diabetes education.