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Patti Urbanski,MEd,RDN,LD,CDCES

Primary Service
  • Clinical Nutrition
Areas of Interest Diabetes care and education
  • Bachelor of Science in Clinical Nutrition, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Master’s degree in Adult Education, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board certification
Commission on Dietetic Registration

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist – Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education

Philosophy of care
I believe that most people want to be healthy and take good care of themselves, but they often need information and tools to accomplish that.

Why Patti went into medicine
I went into medicine because I enjoy working with people and helping them improve their health.

Farmington, Maine


2011, Distinguished Service Award, Diabetes Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2007, Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Medallion Award


Evert AB, Dennison M, Gardner CD, Garvey WT, Lau KHK, MacLeod J, Mitri J, Pereira RF, Rawlings K, Robinson S, Saslow L, Uelmen S, Urbanski PB, Yancy WS. Nutrition therapy for adults with diabetes or prediabetes: a consensus statement. Diabetes Care 2019;42:731-754.

Book chapter: Eating Patterns for the Management of Diabetes, in: American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes, 3rd edition, Evert AB, Franz MJ ed, American Diabetes Association, 2017.

Evert AB, Boucher JL, Cypress M, Dunbar SA, Franz MJ, Mayer-Davis EJ, Neumiller JJ, Nwankwo R, Verdi CL, Urbanski P, Yancy WS. Nutrition therapy recommendations for the management of adults with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2013;36:3821-3842.