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  • Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes & Obesity Center 

    The Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center is a multi-disciplinary center designed to provide medical management in every area of your diabetes as well as educational support to assist you in implementing life-style changes. Our education program is recognized and accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.  

    At the center you will learn about 

    • Weight management through healthy eating; counting carbohydrates, labels reading, healthy recipes, tips for eating out
    • Monitoring your blood glucose and understanding fluctuations
    • Administering and adjusting your medications
    • Initiating exercise in your lifestyle
    • Reducing your risk for diabetes and complications

    Our staff 

    • Diabetes Education Program Logo7 board-certified endocrinologists
    • 1 nurse practitioner certified in diabetes management
    • 1 physician assistant specifically trained in diabetes management
    • 4 physician fellows in endocrinology
    • 2 certified diabetes educators

    Patient appointments: 859-323-2232

    Hours:
    8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.  Monday - Friday

    Location:
    Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes & Obesity Clinic

    Kentucky Clinic, 2nd Floor | Directions >
    740 South Limestone
    Lexington KY 40356-0284

    After hours: 
    Patients who need help after hours may call the paging operator at
    859-323-5321 and ask for the attending endocrinologist on call. 

    Mission

    The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes & Obesity Center offers comprehensive evaluations and treatment plans to support the primary care provider in managing the care of patients with diabetes. The services offered include:

    • Consultation with expert diabetologists.
    • Coordination of care for diabetes complications screening and management.
    • Comprehensive patient education plans.

    Our goal is to work with the referring provider to provide support and assistance as needed. For patients requiring intensive management such as patients using insulin pumps, patients with type 1 diabetes, and patients with challenging diabetes issues we will provide in-depth care on an ongoing basis.

    See also:

    Resources

    American Diabetes Association
    www.diabetes.org 

    The Endocrine Society
    www.endo-society.org 

    Joslin Diabetes Center
    www.joslin.harvard.edu 

    National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
    www.niddk.nih.gov 



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