Faten Bayado, MSc, CDE, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science she was recently credentialed as a Board Certified, Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Ms. Faten completed her graduate professional degree in Nutrition and Food Technology from Jordan University of Science & Technology, 2008. She is a Registered Clinical Dietitian and was certified as a Diabetes Educator by the Imperial College of London Diabetes Center in 2017.
Currently, she is practicing at Health plus Diabetes and Endocrinology Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She is an integral member of their multidisciplinary team that implements state-of-the-art treatment protocols for patients with diabesity.
Her volunteer community public health work includes, guest speaking engagements at various events, and consulting to a local elementary school in Hartford Connecticut. She is also cofounder of a lady’s group “Ladies Talk Tea” where the group addresses women’s health and women’s issues.
She has more than 10 years of experience in Jordan and UAE. Over the years she has helped thousands of people to eat and live well by addressing the root causes of an individual’s health concerns by considering their diet, lifestyle and their physical and mental being. She has been a speaker at multiple nutrition conferences, interviewed by local newspapers and TV channels.
Recognition of the obesity pandemic and the need for specialized training in Bariatric Science led to her fellowship with AABC. Because of her commitment to bariatric care and public health AABC awarded her an academic scholarship. Her professional accomplishments and clinical experience will help fulfill the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.