Diabetes education

Diabetes education is available to all patients treated for diabetes through the UK HealthCare Barnstable Brown  Diabetes 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 Management - 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 Diabetes Center. Diabetes Education Program Logo

For more information please contact:

Beth Holden, RN, MSN, CDE or 
Sheri Legg, MS, RD, CDE at 859-257-1693

Page last updated: 6/13/2017 4:08:51 PM