BMI Categories


Underweight = <18.5

Normal weight = 18.5-24.9

Overweight = 25-29.9

Obesity = 30+<

Real Life Nutrition operates out of Endocrinology Assoc. Inc

1030 S. Jefferson Street Suite 200 Roanoke VA 24016

If you would like to make an appointment please call:



  8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. EST

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Body Mass Index
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Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.

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About RLN

Real Life Nutrition Inc. was started in March of 2005, because I wanted to teach diabetes education the way I felt was most effective, and in a setting that was convenient to the patients we serve. The mission of Real Life Nutrition is to provide affordable, easily accessible nutrition counseling and diabetes education to the community that will empower them to improve their health.

The name for the company “Real Life Nutrition” came about to speak to my philosophy in nutrition and diabetes. I feel that there is what we should do, and then what each of us individually is willing or capable to do. I will try to help you work for the initial goal, but at your own speed. Any change you make in your life will be a step in the right direction. The important part is to get started on the journey.

Katherine Shaw

Katherine Shaw is a participating provider with Medicare, United Healthcare, John Deere, Aetna, and Cigna. Katherine has been in the field of nutrition for more than 20 years, and has been In

education for more than 14 years with one of the largest centers in the state of Virginia for more than 5-7 of those years.

Katherine is knowledgeable with pump therapy, insulin action and administration, self-blood glucose monitoring, basic and advanced carbohydrate counting, obesity/weight loss counseling, and many other areas. Katherine is also qualified for Insulin Pump Training.

Service Standards

The standards for service will follow the requirements of the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetics Association and the National Standards for diabetes.