Nancy Gal serves as Extension Faculty in Family and Consumer Sciences for the University of Florida/IFAS Extension in Marion County. Her areas of specialty include type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, cardiovascular disease, and food safety. Nancy is well known for her diabetes education programs and has served on the Florida Diabetes Advisory Council and Florida Diabetes Alliance. Her professional accomplishments include international, national and state recognition for her work with Dr. Linda Bobroff, UF/IFAS Extension Nutrition Specialist, on the development of the UF/IFAS Extension’s Take Charge of Your Diabetes self-management program. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition from the University of Georgia and Master of Agriculture in Extension Education from the University of Florida.