Anna LaPierre

Phone: 207-284-5953 x120

Home Town: Grew up in Caribou Maine now lives in Gorham Maine with her husband, 3 girls, 2 dogs, 5 chickens, hamster, hedgehog and countless fish.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition (Minor in Health and Fitness) from the University of Maine, Orono
  • Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from University of Maine, Orono
  • Completed clinical internship at hospitals around the state of Maine including York Hospital, Togus, and Maine Medical Center

Certifications:

  • Registered Dietitian and Licensed in the state of Maine
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) through NCBDE

A Certified Diabetes Educator® (CDE®) is a health professional who possesses comprehensive knowledge of and experience in diabetes prevention, prediabetes, and diabetes management. The CDE® educates, supports, and advocates for people affected by diabetes, addressing the stages of diabetes throughout the lifespan. The CDE® promotes self-management to achieve individualized behavioral and treatment goals that reduce risks and optimize health outcomes.

Hobbies:

Outside of work Anne is an avid athlete, sports enthusiast and mother of 3 girls. She enjoys swimming, biking and running and participates in local road races and triathlons. She has completed 5 marathons including Boston and most recently completed a 70.3 triathlon. She is passionate about raising money for the Maine Cancer Foundation and enjoys being with friends and family. She takes joy in spending outdoor time at the lake boating, water skiing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and relaxing in the
sun!

Experience/Philosophy:

Anne is a dietitian with over 18 years of experience. She currently teaches nutrition and a number of other health and wellness related classes at the collegiate level and has worked as a diabetes educator. She has been employed many years within the community and clinical setting. Her philosophy includes coaching, counseling and empowering individuals to improve health, performance and reduce risk for
chronic disease by making simple dietary changes. Anne’s areas of professional expertise include nutrition for wellness, diabetes, disease prevention, sport performance, optimal health, and sustainable weight maintenance.

The rest of the story:

Anne would love to empower you to reach your potential by achieving balance through nutrition, exercise and stress management. Her philosophy is to be fit, fueled and well fed.