Jewels is an Arizona based RN with 21 years of experience. She’s a passionate patient advocate, health consultant, freelance health writer, and long distance cyclist. Dedicated to improving the patient experience, Doskicz combines her unique perspective as both professional and patient. She moderates the #DCDE diabetes Twitter chat and blogs at shesugar.com, a resource for people living with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease. Both she and her daughter live healthfully with multiple autoimmune diseases.
AVAILABILITY: 10-20 hours/week
Currently working in the pre-operative and recovery room unit as a registered nurse caring for the entire age spectrum. Twenty-one years of nursing experience includes: pediatrics, labor and delivery, OR, post-partum, diabetes education, geriatrics, home health, psych, med-surg, and interim nursing care for PICU and ICU patients.
Contributor for Diabetic Connect, a diabetes online community. Produce original and curated content on healthy living with diabetes as a community online advocate and freelance writer.
Creator and moderator of a weekly educational diabetes Twitter chat #DCDE (Diabetic Connect Diabetes Education) with expert guests every Tuesday at 9pm EST.
Freelance health writing with pieces that are focused on health tech, research, and treatments that are changing the face of health care.
Outlets I've written for include: Philips Healthcare, LifeZette, Alliance Health, Lifetime Daily and others.
Please see my LinkedIn profile for links to my writing.
Provide diabetes education, insulin pump initiation and support to patients and their families. Training includes diet, blood sugar, bolus/ basal management and extensive insulin pump training.
Health blogger, e-patient, and creator of shesugar.com where I write about healthy living with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease.
Please visit my LinkedIn page for further work history, experience and volunteerism.