She has worked as a dietitian for over 20 years, and specialised in the field of diabetes for 16 years. She is a Senior Dietitian at the Diabetes Centre at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. She is a Credentialed Diabetes Educator and Accredited Practising Dietitian. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle. She is researching the impact of dietary interventions on the optimisation of glycaemic control and neonatal outcomes in GDM. She is a lead or co-author of several publications on this topic. She is the NSW Convenor of the Dietitians Association of Australia Diabetes Special Interest Group.