Kim Higgins is a registered nurse and has been a diabetes educator for 30 years. She enjoys working with pediatric endocrinologists, families and children/teens with type 1 diabetes. Kim has been an NASN H.A.N.D.S. program instructor since 2008. Jean Grabeel is the Manager of Health Services for Springfield Public Schools, serving over 25,000 students in Springfield, MO. A graduate of St John's School of Nursing and Missouri State University with a bachelor's in nursing. She earned her master's in health education from University Missouri- Columbia.