Leslie K. Scott, PhD, APRN

Practice areas

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Practice areas

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Clinical interests

  • Children with Short Stature
  • Children with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Children with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Pump Therapy

Leslie K. Scott, PhD, APRN


My name is Leslie K. Scott; I received my degree at the University of Kentucky. I am a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Nursing


PhD, MSN, University of Kentucky

Certifications or Special training
American Nurses Credentialing Center, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)
National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators, Certified Diabetes Educator
Kentucky Board of Licensed Diabetes Educators, Master Licensed Diabetes Educator

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Kentucky Clinic
Second Floor, Wing D, Room J201
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more »

Call 859-323-6211
Call 859-323-5404
Fax 859-323-8179

Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

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Scott LK. Presence of type 2 diabetes risk factors in children. Pediatr Nurs. 39(4):190-6, 180.

Scott LK. Developmental mastery of diabetes-related tasks in children. Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;48(2):329-42.

Scott LK, Hall LM. Reliability and validity of the acanthosis nigricans screening tool for use in elementary school-age children by school nurses. J Sch Nurs. 2012 Dec;28(6):442-7.

Scott LK. Insulin resistance syndrome in children. Pediatr Nurs. 32(2):119-24, 143.

DeCoste KC, Scott LK. Diabetes update: promoting effective disease management. AAOHN J. 2004 Aug;52(8):344-53; quiz 354-5.