Ms. Kruger has been a Certified Nurse Practitioner in diabetes for the past 32 years at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Her role includes both clinical practice and research. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in both primary care and advanced diabetes management. She is Past Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA’s) Research Foundation and has served on the ADA's Research Policy Committee. Ms. Kruger is also Past President of Health Care and Education of the ADA. She served as Editor of Diabetes Spectrum from 2005 to 2008. Presently, she serves as an Associate Editor of Clinical Diabetes. Ms. Kruger has been a principal investigator on numerous research projects and has written widely on diabetes care, authoring the second edition of The Diabetes Travel Guide (2006). Her awards include the Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Research, the ADA’s Rachmiel Levine Medal for Distinguished Service, the ADA’s Ross Hickey Award for Outstanding Service in Diabetes Research Funding, and the ADA’s Wendell Mayes, Jr Award for Lifetime Service.