Nazli Parast is a certified diabetes educator with extended cardiac and research background. She has been working as Research Coordinator/Manager at Cardiovascular Devices Division and Cardiac Nurse at University of Ottawa Heart Institute as well as Diabetes Nurse Educators at Community Diabetes Education Program of Ottawa. She has been Glycemia Management Clinical Consultant providing support to physicians, nurses and other health care providers. She obtained her Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification in 2015. She received her BScN degree from University of Ottawa and has been working towards completing her MSc in Nursing at Athabasca University.