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Sherri Shafer, R.D.

Dietitian

Sherri Shafer is a senior registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator. She provides medical nutrition therapy counseling for patients in the adult and pediatric diabetes clinics and in the diabetes and pregnancy program. She has extensive public speaking experience lecturing on the topic of diabetes management, writes columns for various health websites and is the author of Diabetes Type 2 Complete Food Management Program.

Shafer, who has worked at UCSF since 1992, received her bachelor's 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

Selected Research and Publications

  1. 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.
  2. 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.