Elizabeth Blades, FNP is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at MMP Pediatric Specialty Care practice. She is passionate about caring for children and families managing diabetes and is a founding board member for Maine P-PODS (Parents and Providers of Diabetes Support), a non-profit devoted to providing education and community to those managing diabetes in the states of Maine and New Hampshire.

Beth completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts and continued on for her Nursing degree from San Francisco State University. She practiced over 20 years as a registered nurse in pediatrics.  She received her Master’s in Nursing from University of Southern Maine in 2022.

Scholarship Areas of Interest: Pediatric Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Project Name (Collaboration with Amelia Baker): Aligning American Diabetes Associations guidelines with treatment protocol for management of T2D in youth at MMP.