Pamela C. Butler is a certified diabetes care and education specialist and ACSM certified exercise physiologist in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is owner and president of Second Half Strategies LLC, with her focus on “helping people make the second half of their lives better than the first.” A master’s level exercise physiologist from the University of Illinois, her professional experience began in hospital-based health promotion and obesity treatment in the Chicago area and Kansas City, Missouri. After moving to New Orleans in 1994, she migrated to the managed care arena, specifically member services and quality improvement. She left managed care to create and conduct “Healthy Aging University” for the Jefferson Council on Aging. She then returned to her provider roots and achieved certification as a diabetes educator, which she used in outpatient programs, the pharmaceutical industry and Louisiana’s Department of Health.