• Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center

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    The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity 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

    Appointments

    Request an appointment online or call
    Adults: 859-323-2232
    Pediatrics: 859-323-6211 and speak with the Patient Access Center.


  • 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:

  • John L. Fowlkes, MD  
    Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology
    Director, Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center
    Contact Number 859-323-5407


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    Shawn Crouch, MPH
    Interim Administrator, Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center
    Contact Number 859-323-5407


    Laura Hieronymus

    Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE
    Associate Director, Education & Quality Services, Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center
    Contact Number 859-323-5407


    Jessica LaRue

    Jessica La Rue, BS
    Administrative Support Associate I, Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center
    Contact Number 859-323-5407