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    Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

    Director: John L. Fowlkes, MD
    Clinical Director: Raymond Reynolds, MD, FACP, FACE

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center’s goal is to organize and integrate clinical and scientific approaches to enhance diabetes and obesity research and clinical practice at UK HealthCare. The center offers comprehensive evaluations and treatment plans to support the primary care giver in managing the care of patients with diabetes. 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 one diabetes and patients with challenging diabetes issues in-depth care on an ongoing basis will be provided.

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
    For patient appointments: 859-323-2232     After hours: 859-323-5321

    Diabetic referrals only: 859-323-5231

    Location/mailing address

    Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center
    Kentucky Clinic, Second Floor
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40356


    • Treating diabetes complications in patients with type one, type two or other types of diabetes
    • Understanding how diabetes develops in patients (pathogenesis)
    • Ensuring diabetes education for all patients (patients may receive information from our Certified Diabetes Educators, including UK’s ADA-recognized diabetes education program, PharmacistCARE, or receive a referral to a local diabetes education office)
    • Working with regional health care providers around Kentucky to enable patients to receive their diabetes care close to home, utilizing the UK Diabetes and Obesity Center clinic location only as needed
    • Creating an efficient “one-stop” clinic visit that addresses all of our patients’ diabetic needs
    • Assessing public health implications of obesity and devising potential strategies to combat the condition