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Gillian Arathuzik, R.D.

Gillian ArathuzikGillian Arathuzik, RD, LDN, CDE

Gillian Arathuzik, RD, LDN, CDE works as a nutrition diabetes educator at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA. Gillian provides one on one counseling as well as teaches group classes on subjects such as basic and advanced carbohydrate counting, lipids and obesity. Gillian designed the menus and meal plans for the Joslin Clinic’s medically based diabetes and obesity program, Why WAIT? (Weight Achievement Intensive Treatment) and serves as the lead dietitian for the program.

Gillian was co-author for Prevention’s Flat Belly Diet for Diabetes. In addition she has written an article for Current Diabetes Reports: “Nutrition Therapy and the Management of Obesity and Diabetes: An Update”, an article for Time magazine and two articles for Walgreen’s magazine as well as having been interviewed for various articles on nutrition. Gillian appeared in multiple local commercials for the Joslin Diabetes Center. She has also presented at conferences including AADE, Annual Symposium on Advanced Diabetes for Endocrine Fellows, Harvard International Conference on the Practical Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity, Annual American Diabetes Association Post Graduate Course and a poster for the American Dietetic Association annual meeting.

Gillian received her bachelor of science in nutrition and dietetics at the University of Vermont and completed her dietetic internship at Indiana University Medical Center. Gillian is also certified in adult weight management through the American Dietetic Association.