Nalani Hunsaker, PA-C, MCMSc, BC-ADM specializes in Adult and Pediatric Diabetes Care and is board certified in Advanced Diabetes Management. She is currently the Associate Director of the Diabetes Program and the PA Student Clerkship Director for Seven Star Endocrinology and Cardiometabolic Health. She attended her physician assistant program at Barry University and earned her bachelor's degree at Chapman University. Living with type 1 diabetes, Nalani understands the importance of providing both the training and the resources to empower her patients. She educates (through her website and social media platforms) individuals with diabetes so that they can gain independence and take control of their diabetes and overall health.
2017-2021 Certified Physician Assistant, California Physician Assistant Board
2017-2021 National Physician Assistant Certification, NCCPA
2015-2017 Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, American Heart Association
2015-2017 Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Heart Association
2015-2017 Basic Life Support, American Heart Association
2016 - The Barry University Physician Assistant President’s Award
2019 - Diabetes Blog of the Year, Myabetc Diabetes Awards
2014-2016 - Physician Assistant Program, Miami Shores, FLMCMSc, Physician Assistant Studies, Valedictorian , Barry University, Florida
Academic Capstone Project
2016 - Will Treatment with the Artificial Pancreas Closed-Loop System Improve Glucose Control when Compared to Current Sensor-Augmented Insulin-pump Therapy in Patients with Insulin-Dependent Diabetes mellitus.
Critically analyzed current literatureregardingthe most recent clinical trials using the artificial pancreas when compared to sensor-augmented therapy and discussed how the results of these trials will change the treatment of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
2008-2012 - Bachelor of Science, Health Sciences, Chapman University, Orange, CA