Research & Publications
Kate Weyman, APRN, FNP-C, CDE is a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Diabetes Educator in the Pediatric Endocrinology Section at the Yale School of Medicine. She primarily works with pediatric and emerging adult patients who have diabetes. Kate earned her undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Vermont. She completed her Master's Degree at the Yale School of Nursing where she became a Family Nurse Practitioner. After working for several years in family practice, Kate specialized in endocrinology and obtained her Certified Diabetes Educator certification. She has a special interest in clinical research related to Type 1 diabetes, especially surrounding closed-loop and artificial pancreas technology as well as using positive reinforcement to influence behavioral changes in adolescent and emerging adult patients. Additionally, Kate helped to develop the Yale Bridge Transition Program, working with pediatric Type 1 patients to have a successful transition to adult care. Her work on numerous research studies has been widely published. Kate also served as guest editor for the Diabetes Special Edition of the SAGE Open Nursing journal. In addition to research and clinical care, Kate is committed to educating future nurse practitioners, particularly in the field of pediatric diabetes and has been a clinical instructor for the Yale School of Nursing for many years. In her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, running, cooking, reading and traveling.