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Continuing education with Medtronic

This week's blog post is by Beth Blaha, RN, CDE, EMT, who went to the Medtronic Diabetes training in California in early May. It is a priority for MNCOME--and a requirement of the profession--to continue to pursue education and professional development.   Day 1 I had...

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Blog profile: Becca Johnson

Becca Johnson came to the MNCOME team as a referral from Gracie. Becca enjoys interacting with and helping others, and wants to do what she can to support happy, healthy lifestyles. Her favorite activity is swimming, and her favorite indulgence is taro bubble...

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Blog profile: Abbey Troxel

Abbey Troxel brings a unique perspective to her role--she has had gastric bypass surgery herself, and knows what the struggle with weight can feel like. She knew that working at MNCOME would give her the chance to help others feel positive about themselves. She likes...

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Homemade hummus

A classic technique when trying to eat healthier is improving snacks. "Hummus and carrots" is the classic switch out while working on these improvements. We want to up the game in this MNCOME Kitchen post: make your own hummus. It is not hard at all, and takes mere...

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Blog profile: Morgan Thomas

Morgan Thomas has loved learning about the human body and how it works since she was a child. She was driven to act on that love and become a medical assistant after her daughter was diagnosed with autism. She also wanted to be able to make a difference in the lives...

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Blog profile: Mai Lor

Mai Lor chose to become a medical assistant because she likes helping others. She came to MNCOME as an extern in her MA program and impressed the rest of the staff with how she worked with patients--she has a natural talent for it! She was offered a position on the...

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Blog profile: Felicia Herzog

Felicia Herzog has always had a passion for working with others in a medical capacity, and wanted to be able to do more by becoming a Certified Medical Assistant. She did an externship at MNCOME as part of her degree, and fell in love with the hospitality, the...

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Blog profile: Jessica Quinonez-Weislow

Jessica started her love for food after growing up in a household that seemed to live off of beans. She loves beans, but not all the time! This inspired her to cook and explore different foods at a young age. She started her education at University of New Mexico in...

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Our February cooking class

Our cooking class convened again earlier this month, led by Jessica Quinonez-Weislow, RD, CDE. The focus continued to be easy ways to maximize flavor in cooking (we mean easy-- we hold this class in the break room at MNCOME's building, without a full kitchen), but...

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