Sherri Shafer, RD

Dietitian

Sherri Shafer is an educator in the outpatient diabetes specialty clinics at UCSF Medical Center, where she has counseled thousands of people since 1992.

Shafer, a senior registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, also works as an instructor for diabetes self-management workshops through the Diabetes Teaching Center at UCSF. In addition, she provides nutrition counseling in the Diabetes and Pregnancy Program.

She has lectured extensively to medical professionals and public audiences; contributed to healthcare websites and professional publications; and developed dozens of diabetes educational materials.

In 2016 Shafer received the individual PRIDE award for demonstrating professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence in her career at UCSF.

She is the author of two books: "Diabetes and Carb Counting For Dummies" and "Diabetes Type 2 Complete Food Management Program."

Shafer received her degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Clinics

Diabetes Clinic at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 pm.

Diabetes Teaching Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2266
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, Variable Hours

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Perinatal Specialties at Mission Bay — Fourth Street
1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Gynecology: (415) 885-7788
Obstetrics: (415) 353-2566
Gynecology Fax: (415) 353-9550
Obstetrics Fax: (415) 353-2496

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Diabetes and Carb Counting For Dummies. 2017.
  2. Cheng YW, Chung JH, Kurbisch-Block I, Inturrisi M, Shafer S, Caughey AB. Gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes mellitus: perinatal outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Nov; 112(5):1015-22.
  3. Cheng YW, Esakoff TF, Block-Kurbisch I, Ustinov A, Shafer S, Caughey AB. Screening or diagnostic: markedly elevated glucose loading test and perinatal outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2006 Nov; 19(11):729-34.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.