Janai Meyer

Janai has cultivated her skills and expertise as a registered dietitian, nutritional therapist, and board certified breast-feeding counselor throughout villages and islands in Southeast Alaska. Plus, her fierce dedication to busting common wellness myths lends a practical, straight-forward element to her counseling and when you’re working with your body and its many needs.

Wise at Every Size: A Program for Women of Southeast Alaska to Increase Fitness & Reduce Chronic Disease Risk

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior  –  Volume 45, Number 4S, 2013Wise at Every Size: A Program for Women of Southeast Alaska to Increase Fitness & Reduce Chronic Disease Riskby: Janai Meyer, RD, CLC, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, 222 Tongass Drive, Sitka, AK 99901; K. Natwick, RD, CLEC Objective Develop a Health at Every Size®-oriented lifestyle intervention curriculum. Invite …

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Diabetes Education Service Merits ADA Recognition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Janai Meyer RDN LD IBCLC (KETCHIKAN, ALASKA,03/013//2020) – The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) service was recently awarded to the ALASKA service on 02/13/2020: HUMMINGBIRD DIABETES PROGRAM at JANAI MEYER NUTRITION & LACTATION, LLC. Janai Meyer is in her ninth year of private practice of a …

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Covid-19 Office Information

Like you, I have been closely monitoring the rapidly changing events related to the novel Coronavirus.  Janai Meyer Nutrition & Lactation, LLC will remain open for clients to receive Telehealth services. Due to growing concerns, I will continue to adhere strictly to the CDC and State of Alaska Public Health Guidelines for the health and safety of all clients and our community. All services remain available via telehealth. If you need a breast pump …

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Ketchikan Partners Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Ketchikan, ALASKA – It is said that breastfeeding is a mother’s gift to her baby that lasts a lifetime. During World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, caregivers from PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, Janai Meyer Nutrition & Lactation, LLC; Ketchikan Public Health; and the Early Learning Program are teaming up to make sure moms are supported as they meet the nutritional needs …

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How Breastfeeding Helps Babies and Moms

How Breastfeeding Helps Babies and Moms, Specialists offer encouragement and hope Many of us have heard “breast is best” when it comes to feeding young babies. While this may be so, the truth is learning to breastfeed doesn’t always come easy. Just ask Lactation Specialists, Maggi Leyburn, RN, BSN, IBCLC for PeaceHealth in Vancouver, Washington and Janai Meyer, RDN, IBCLC, LD, in …

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Changes to Breastfeeding & Nutrition Group Meetings

Due to staff / support changes the Breastfeeding & Nutrition Group will now be meeting on the 2nd and the 4th Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Ketchikan Public Library only.  For more information please check out our schedule via the events calendar. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Janai via the contact …

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Top Lactation Blogs for Breastfeeding Moms

This compiled list contains the current top Lactation blogs from thousands of top Lactation blogs using search and social metrics. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Top Lactation Blogs Breastfeeding Magazine About Blog – Online breastfeeding magazine for nursing …

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Understanding Borderline Diabetes

Borderline diabetes, also called prediabetes, is a condition that often develops before someone gets type 2 diabetes. It’s also known as impaired fasting glucose or glucose intolerance. It basically means your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but they’re not quite high enough to be considered diabetes. During the prediabetes phase, your pancreas usually still produces enough insulin in …

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