Mandi Franklin is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Towson University in Towson, Maryland before getting a Master of Science degree for Advanced Practice Nursing from the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. Mandi started her nursing career in 2010 and has been a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner since 2014. Since her diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in 1990, Mandi knew she wanted to help and serve others. She uses her experience to provide top notch care to her own patients. Mandi’s special health interests include nutrition, exercise, diabetes, and childhood obesity. When Mandi is not working or blogging, she likes to spend her time outside, at the beach, and enjoying family time.