Attention Joslin Patients:

Joslin Diabetes Center's COVID-19 pandemic hybrid care model allows patients to tailor their care with remote and in-person services, including telehealth visits. Please visit our main COVID-19 page for all this information in both English and Spanish. Please access COVID Pass the day of any on-site appointment to answer screening questions to receive a pass. 
 

Currently, Joslin does not have a supply of COVID-19 vaccine.  Vaccine availability and distribution are controlled by federal and state authorities. If the vaccine becomes available to us, Joslin will adhere to the state's plan for prioritized distribution. Please monitor the COVID-19 page on our website for updates.

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Heidi Karner, MS, RDN, LDN provides medical nutrition therapy and diabetes self-management education to people with Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes by performing nutrition assessments and implementing diet and lifestyle interventions. Karner counsels people with diabetes and creates goals for success in managing blood sugar levels and body weight in one-on-one and group settings. She also works to develop meal plans for people with diabetes based on dietary preferences and comorbidities. Karner also participates in the development and revision of Joslin educational materials and curricula.

Gestational Diabetes and Diabetes in Pregnancy

Master's in Health Promotion from the University of Connecticut Certificate in Health Psychology from the University of Connecticut

  • Nutrition

Contact Information

Office Phone

(617) 309-2438

heidi.karner [at] joslin.harvard.edu