Lyndsay Gregerson’s passion to advocate wellness in those living with diabetes comes from her personal experience of having Type 1 diabetes diagnosed at the age of three. It’s this first-hand experience and awareness of the importance of diet and exercise on her own health that served as a catalyst for her career in dietetics while focusing on diabetes.
After earning a Bachelor of Science in dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Lyndsay completed her dietetic internship at Loyola University-Chicago and went on to become a registered and licensed dietitian. In 2008 she achieved certification as a certified diabetes educator (CDE). Lyndsay worked as a diabetes educator in Chicago from 2005-2011, gaining experience through holding several roles in the diabetes field. Since 2011, she has worked as a diabetes clinical manager for Medtronic Diabetes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Lyndsay’s drive for not letting T1D “get in the way” is evident with her participation in endurance sports. She has completed 2 Ironman Triathlons (a 140.6-mile race), 3 half-
Ironman distance triathlons, 3 marathons and several half-marathons and sprint/Olympic triathlons. Also known as ‘Lil Herc’, she was a skater with the Brewcity Bruisers (Milwaukee Roller Derby). When she is not training, she enjoys traveling, concerts, any outdoor activity and cooking.