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T1D Coaching

for parents & caregivers

ready to eliminate the guesswork & take charge of your child’s diabetes management?

have you heard the myth?

Carbohydrates are “bad” for your child's  blood sugars…
 
You will judge or question yourself every time you feed your child carbs, and their blood sugar goes out of range
 
But let me ask you this…
“Would you like to lower your child's A1C without giving up the foods that they love?”
 
If you’re shaking you head yes…then get ready, because you’ll wish you learned about my approach sooner

who this program is for

Your child has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and you’ve had enough of people telling you what you should and should not feed your child eat

You can’t seem to figure out an effective way to manage your child’s blood sugars that doesn’t feel overwhelming and time-consuming

You are intimidated by all the conflicting information you’ve received and want an approach personalized for you and your family’s unique lifestyle

You want to eliminate the guesswork so you can make informed decisions about your child’s management

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how amazing would it feel to go...

From this:

Feeling hopeless & powerless when it comes to managing your child’s blood sugars

Thinking you are a failure every time you get a CGM alert knowing you are the one in charge

Constantly second guessing whether or not you’re doing the best thing for your child’s diabetes management & overall health

Being trapped between allowing your child to eat what they want or sabotaging their blood sugars

Neglecting and sacrificing your own needs because your life revolves around diabetes

to this:

Master new techniques and strategies for more predictable management

Gain clarity and compassion when assessing your child’s blood sugars & making self-adjustments

No longer being filled with fear and doubt by establishing boundaries for balance & moderation

Make sound decisions during mealtimes without feeling guilt or shame for your choices

Discover peace & freedom to take control without diabetes calling the shots

what's included

1:1 Virtual Coaching

3 months of private

1:1 coaching to deep dive into multiple areas of your child's T1D management

Private Chat Access

Access to a private chat to ask questions that come up in between sessions so no questions go unanswered

Weekly Check-In

Weekly check-ins to help you reach your goals quicker & keep you accountable

Exclusive Training Portal

Exclusive training portal so your cup is overflowing with resources & knowledge

Community Support

Connect with a supportive community filled with other like minded families & T1Ds

Tired & True Methods

for lowering A1C & increasing

 time in range

by working with me you will learn...

Revolutionary Strategies

for understanding nutrition

and dosing techniques

Life-Changing Mindset Shifts

uncover the confidence and capabilities you didn't know you had

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Meet Your Coach

Hi, I'm Amanda

I'm a virtual registered dietitian that specializes in type 1 diabetes management. My passion for diabetes management comes after my own type 1 diabetes diagnosis when I was eighteen years old.

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Managing diabetes isn't about following a set of strict rules.

It's about having the right mindset & tools to navigate any scenario life with T1D will throw at you.

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additional resources

Family Breakfast

Parents + Caregivers: 5 Ways to Shift Your Language Around Type 1 Diabetes

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3 Reasons Why the Term “Free Foods” Is Damaging For Type 1 Diabetics

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How To Keep a Neutral Mindset When Your Blood Sugars Are Out Of Range

Become An Attentive & Empowered Caregiver

The weight of diabetes doesn't just impact the person living with this condition. It impacts everyone who is involved. This book is designed to give you practical advice for taking care of your loved one while taking care of yourself, too.

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you have questions?

I HAVE ANSWERS.

  • What insurance providers are you in-network with?
    I am currently in-network with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Healthcare. If I do not participate with your insurance plan (out-of-network), I can provide you with a super-bill that you can submit to your insurance plan for out-of-network reimbursement. Please be aware that my current license allows me to practice in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
  • What questions should I ask my insurance company?
    You must check insurance coverage before coming in for your appointment. Even if you have an excellent insurance policy it does not mean you have coverage for nutritional services. To verify your nutrition coverage please call the 800 number on the back of your insurance card and ask to speak with a representative from member services. First, you want to confirm that I am in your insurance network by telling the insurance agent that the provider is Amanda Ciprich, MS, RD NPI 1447873492. *If I am not in-network, please refer to the next FAQ answer* Do I have nutrition services on my current insurance policy? Please ask for the specific coverage for CPT codes 97802 and 97803. 97802 is covered 97802 is NOT covered 97803 is covered 97803 is NOT covered Is ICD10 Code E10.9 covered? Yes No Does my plan cover telehealth services? Yes No Does my plan require a MD referral? Yes No How many MEDICAL MNT visits do I have per calendar year? ______ visits What is considered a calendar year for my current policy? ___________-to-__________ Do I have a deductible for nutrition services? If so, have I met my deductible? Yes, my deductible is $____ Yes, but I met my deductible No, I do not have a deductible Do I have a co-pay or co-insurance for nutritional counseling? Co-pay $_____ Co-insurance ___% Neither What is the reference number for the call? Reference #: _________________ Please note the reference number for the call- if there is an issue with billing, this reference number can be used to clarify any mistakes with your insurance provider.
  • What if you do not participate with my insurance provider?
    Right now, I am currently contracted with Aetna and United Healthcare. However, some insurance providers may provide out-of-network coverage. Therefore, you should still call your insurance company to confirm if your nutrition visits will qualify for reimbursement. To verify your nutrition coverage please call the 800 number on the back of your insurance card and ask to speak with a representative from member services. You want to confirm that I am in your insurance network by telling the insurance agent that the provider is Amanda Ciprich, MS, RD NPI 1447873492. Since the answer will be no, you'll want to ask what your out of network benefits would look like for the following: If I provide a superbill, can nutrition services 97802 & 97803 be reimbursed or applied towards deductible? If it does not go towards deductible, ask if code E10.9 is eligible for reimbursement If yes, will you be eligible for reimbursement for telehealth visits? If yes, how many visits will be reimbursed per calendar year? In the event, your claim is denied for lack of nutrition coverage my initial visits (60-minutes) are $150.00 and each follow-up visit (45-minutes) is $75.00.
  • Are visits conducted in-office or virtually?
    At this time, all visits are conducted virtually via a HIPAA compliant platform. Currently, most insurances are covering for telehealth services due to the pandemic. Therefore, when you schedule your visit you will be directed towards the next steps to setting up properly for your telehealth session. However, it is possible your insurance plan may impose a cost-share for you to use this service. Therefore, please call your insurance company to confirm your telehealth coverage PRIOR to scheduling your visit.
  • Do you offer services to people living outside of the US?
    Please email amanda@t1dnutritionist.com for current offerings.
  • What is the frequency of sessions?
    The starting frequency of sessions will be determined at the conclusion of our first call and revisited periodically. I typically see clients on a weekly or bi-weekly basis (every other week) for about 1-3 months and then decrease frequency after that. This allows for consistent support in the beginning and then gradual transition to more independent management later on. However, every client is unique and I will work with you to adjust the frequency of sessions accordingly.
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