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Julia Telfer, MPH

Public Health Professional
Middletown, CT

About Julia Telfer, MPH

Julia Telfer, MPH completed her BA in Psychology at Elon University in North Carolina, and earned her MPH in Health Policy and Management at New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice in Valhalla, NY, where she also completed a Graduate Certificate in Health Education Studies.

Julia has been actively engaged in public health programs involving adult immunization, women’s health, and maternity care.  She also develops and maintains health-related content for diabetes patient populations in third party insurance and device companies.




Articles Written by Julia Telfer, MPH

Type 2 Diabetes Oral Medications

A user-friendly guide to type 2 diabetes medications including Metformin, Januvia, and Tradjenta.

Diabetes Medication Survival Guide: 6 Ways to Stop Side Effects

An expert gives you tips to help you make the most of your diabetes medications.
A pharmacist and diabetes medication expert shares tips for reducing the side effects of diabetes medication and maximizing blood glucose control.

Diabetes Holiday Gift Guide

20 ideas for every budget and all personalities
Gift ideas for people living with diabetes. Some are silly, others are sentimental — each is a great gift in its own unique way!

5 Oral Health Danger Signs

The connection between oral health and blood sugar management.
Learn more about connection between oral health and blood sugar management.

High Blood Pressure 101

Why blood pressure control is critical for people with diabetes
People with diabetes have higher rates of hypertension than those without diabetes. Learn about target blood pressure values and how to achieve them.

Too Old for Acne? Difficult-to-Diagnose PCOS May Be the Cause

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a health condition resulting from a hormonal imbalance that affects approximately one in every 10 to 15 women in the United States. More than half of women with PCOS will have diabetes or prediabetes by age 40. Learn more about the link and how to treat these often-related conditions.
Learn more about PCOS, a difficult to diagnose condition that causes unwanted facial hair, acne, infertility and is often connected to diabetes.

Prediabetes 101

What you need to know about this precursor condition to type 2 diabetes.
Prediabetes is a serious health condition characterized by high blood sugar levels. Learn who is at risk and what can be done to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes Insulin Medications

People with type 2 diabetes who have trouble controlling their blood glucose levels may require insulin injections to help regulate their A1c levels.

8 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Live Better with Diabetes

If you've never investigated the health-related features that come with many smartphones, you may be missing out on some easy ways to improve your diabetes management. Here, some great reasons to check them out.
Learn how to use the health apps on your smartphone to help you better manage your diabetes.

Diabetes-Related Leg Cramps: How to Prevent and Treat

Being suddenly woken up by a painful knot in your calf—or frozen toes—isn't fun. Here's what diabetes has to do with it and what you do to stop the pain.
Leg cramps intense enough to disturb you from a peaceful night of sleep are annoying. Here's what diabetes has to do with it and expert advice for stopping the pain.

Eating Right With Celiac Disease and Diabetes

Overcoming the challenges of eating low carb and gluten-free.
Overcoming the challenges of eating low carb and gluten-free and staying healthy with diabetes and celiac disease.

Type 2 Diabetes Non-Insulin Injectable Medications

Injectable medications designed to lower blood glucose are sometimes prescribed for people with type 2 diabetes in conjunction with oral medications.

Celiac Disease and Diabetes

People with type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk of developing celiac disease, another autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system.
People with type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk of developing celiac disease, another autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system. Learn more.

Diagnosing Prediabetes

Who is at risk for prediabetes, and what are the tests for screening?
Who is at risk for prediabetes, what are the tests for diagnosing prediabetes, and why is screening important?

How to Keep Your Skin Healthy When You Have Diabetes

6 tips for daily skin maintenance.
With appropriate daily care, most skin conditions can be prevented or easily treated. Here are six ways to keep your skin healthy with diabetes.

Diagnosing Celiac Disease

Screening recommendations and diagnostic tests.
Screening recommendations and diagnostic tests for celiac disease.

7 Things You Should Know About Statins

Answers to common questions about this class of cholesterol drugs.
The first line of defense against high cholesterol is diet and exercise, but when lifestyle changes aren’t enough, you may need to take a statin.

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