Joy is a passionate, energetic spokesperson for us at Omron. She has been instrumental in helping the diabetes community to improve their health through the use of home blood pressure monitoring, exercise walking, and monitoring of body composition. Through her strong network, she has greatly expanded our horizons at Omron.
- Rob Schneider,
- General Manager,
Marketing Omron Healthcare, Inc.
"Joy connects with Diabetes Educators on a level that has to be seen to be believed. Her audience becomes truly engaged because she is honest and they can truly relate to her as a person concerned about people with diabetes and as an educator.”
- Charles J. Dushman,
Omron Healthcare, Inc.
Joy Pape is an outstanding educator. She has the unique ability to connect with people from every walk of life and a wide range of self-care expertise to guide them to deeper understanding. Her passion and life experience have helped to shape DIVABETIC and the mission of our diva brand of diabetes outreach programming. Over the past year, she's been instrumental in helping to develop the educational component of our national outreach efforts. Sometimes, I think without her, there would be no 'DIVABETIC' because she has personally helped me to better understand the lives of people affected by diabetes and to develop programming that meets of the needs of this community in a fun and fresh way.
- Max Szadek
Founder of DIVABETIC
“Joy Pape is a motivated and dedicated professional which is evident by her involvement in numerous activities and her contributions to the community. Joy is a talented and compassionate individual whether she is teaching classes or caring for patients one-on-one. The skills she has acquired from her years of experience have made her an excellent clinician and an asset to the healthcare profession.”
- Kaliroi A. Brodin, Pharm.D., Director, Health and Wellness Services
Duane Reade Pharmacy, New York's Pharmacy
“Joy Pape is simply a dynamo of a diabetes educator -- an open-minded and tireless visionary who supports each patient with personal attention and advocates for them all, no matter what. Never one to toe the party line, she is honest, fun, and endlessly caring. It's a downright delight as well as a privilege to work with her.”
- Scott King, Editor-In-Chief
Diabetes Health Web, TV and Magazine
“Joy, not only a colleague, but my closest friend who has opened minds, doors and hearts, with her kindness and enthusiasm for life.”
- Kathy Hruby RN, BSN, CDE Colorado
"Without a doubt, the funniest CDE in the US. Joy gets it. But, no matter how serious or alarming the situation, Joy can always find the humor to make us all smile."
- Irl B. Hirsch, M.D.
- Professor of Medicine
University of Washington Med Ctr-Roosevelt
“I just wanted to get a note out to you to tell you that I learned and actually enjoyed your classes on diabetes last month. I came into the class thinking ‘Oh, what more could I learn about my type 2 diabetes that my doctor hasn't already taught me.’ Well, the answer was A LOT! You're an engaging teacher and in your classroom there are no "dumb" questions. You are an inspiration to those of us who may have otherwise considered diabetes a death sentence. You live with it, now I know that I can live with it too."
- John Russo -Singer and Songwriter