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Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center


Director: Philip Kern, MD
Clinical Director: Raymond Reynolds, MD, FACP, FACE
 

Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 1-800-888-5533
Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity 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 Kentucky
Diabetes and Obesity Care
Kentucky Clinic, Second Floor
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40356

Specialties

• 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

Page last updated: 8/29/2014 3:11:29 PM