Charlotte Hayes, Director of Research and Education, Medical Team, Team Novo Nordisk, portrait
Hometown: Atlanta, GA, United States
Position: Director of Research & Education


Charlotte Hayes is a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist with over 30 years of career experience focused on exercise, nutrition and lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.


In her role as Director of Research and Education at Team Novo Nordisk, an all-diabetes professional cycling team, she works across a team of coaches, physicians and researchers to support athletes with type 1 diabetes as they compete with the world’s best.


Her work with the team entails use of both diabetes and performance technologies to discover and identify strategies to optimize glucose management and sports performance which are core to the team’s success.


She has served in numerous leadership positions, on editorial boards, and on professional program committees for the American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a recognized author and speaker.


One of the accomplishments she is most proud of is publication of her book, The “I Hate to Exercise” Book, by the American Diabetes Association.


After many years of working closely with all our athletes on Team Novo Nordisk, supporting them in reaching their full potential, Hayes is also playing a key role in the Team Novo Nordisk research group.