(MINOT, ND) – Sarah Rimatzki, RN, BSN, a member of Trinity’s Emergency/Trauma Center team for the past three years, has been named coordinator of the Center for Diabetes Education. Sarah oversees the various activities and programs provided at the center, which offers education and nutritional counseling to patients and families dealing with diabetes.
Sarah is uniquely qualified for her new position, having been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2005. ‘My diabetes journey definitely inspired me to become a diabetes educator,’ she said. ‘I was always motivated by the healthcare providers who took care of me. I feel that I am able to help my patients because I know exactly what it’s like to have this disease. Diabetes isn’t my weakness; it’s my strength when it comes to being a diabetic educator.’
A Minot native, Sarah earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minot State University in 2015. She’s a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.