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Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center



AADE Accredited Diabetes Education Program

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Diabetes education is available to all patients treated for diabetes through the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center. The focus of the program is personal goal setting and the development of strategies to help you achieve your goals. A variety of topics and management options are covered; including but not limited to:

  • Nutritional Managment - Individualized eating programs tailored to your lifestyle, habits and medications
      Intensive carbohydrate counting
      Generalized healthy eating principles
  • Blood glucose monitoring - Instruction in the use of the appropriate device for each person's needs and abilities
      Record keeping techniques
      Data analysis to assist with medical plan
  • Medication administration - Development of medication plans to effectively meet blood glucose goals
      Incorporation of the newest technologies: pills, injections, pens, pumps and sensors
  • Exercise planning - Integration of exercise into your lifestyle to impact diabetes control
  • Complication prevention and management
  • Traveling guidelines
  • Sick Day management
The Barnstable Brown Diabetes Education Program is managed by Certified Diabetes Educators.
Patients are enrolled in the education program through their scheduled appointments at the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center.
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For more information please contact:
Beth Holden, RN, MSN, CDE
Sheri Legg, MS, RD, CDE
at 859-257-1693
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