Billie L. Karel, MPH, RD, LDN, CDCES

Billie provides nutrition therapy for people with diabetes, for families with feeding or growth concerns, and for people with disordered eating. She is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (formerly known as a CDE!) and uses a weight-inclusive, HAES-informed approach to diabetes and prediabetes nutrition and self-management. Her goal is to provide individualized, evidence-based nutrition therapy for each client, promoting and strengthening self-compassion, body trust, and joy in eating. She previously worked at Advance Community Health as a primary care dietitian and diabetes educator, and at UNC Hospital as a cardiac care dietitian. Billie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Stanford University, and earned her Masters in Public Health in Nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She meets with clients in our Raleigh office and via telehealth.