“My number one goal is to keep people healthy, and enjoying the best possible quality of life”
Donna Miller, MSN, FNP-C, CDE
Nurse Practitioner/Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (formerly CDE)
Donna Miller is dedicated to teaching her patients at the USC Westside Center for Diabetes the self-management skills they need to live successfully with diabetes. She completed her Post-Masters Family Nurse Practitioner Certification at the University of Southern California and holds a Masters of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Education. She is nationally board certified. Prior to joining the USC Westside Center for Diabetes, she gained invaluable experience in cardiovascular health and its links with diabetes. She created and managed the Congestive Heart Failure/Hypertension Center at Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital and replicated this program at the South Bay Family Healthcare Center serving under and uninsured populations.
Her clinical expertise includes management of Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes across the lifespan, Pregnancy in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetics, PCOS, Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults, Reactive Hypoglycemia, Thyroid Disorders with medical management, medications, medical nutritional therapy, exercise assessment/plan, psychosocial support, and diagnostics/laboratory monitoring. She also has in-depth experience in management and data analysis of insulin pump delivery devices and continuous glucose monitoring/CGM. Her management includes evaluation and intervention for Cardiovascular Risk Factors (i.e., lipid management, blood pressure management) with the focus on preventing complications of diabetes.
Donna sees a wide range of patients, from pre-teens to geriatric patients and every age in between. “My No. 1 goal is to keep people healthy,” says Donna, “and enjoying the best possible quality of life.”