- Loma Linda University Health
Edelweiss Ramal is Associate Professor of Nursing at Loma Linda University and Coordinator of Master’s in Nursing Off-Campus Program. She has been a nurse educator for over 35 years having taught nursing in Mexico, Botswana, and the United States. Her passion is health promotion and lifestyle changes that help prevent and manage diabetes and other chronic health conditions. Her research on ‘Barriers to and facilitators of lifestyle changes that promote self-care management of diabetes among Latinos living in California” supports the benefits of a high fiber, low fat diet accompanied by regular exercise.