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Nutrition & Diabetes Education

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Erin Gibson, MS, RD, LD

  

Erin Gibson, is a Registered Dietitian (RD), Licensed Dietitian (LD) and diabetes facilitator. She is a Hazard, KY native. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and also completed her Master of Science in Community Nutrition and Dietetic Internship through Eastern Kentucky University. 

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Chasity Eversole, RN, LDE

Chasity Eversole is a registered nurse (RN), Licensed Diabetes Educator (LDE), Diabetes Educator and KY native. She graduated from Hazard Community and Technical College with an Associate Degree in nursing. She also went on to receive her license in diabetes education through the Kentucky Board of Diabetes Education.  

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Mary Collins, APRN, DNP
BC-ADM, CDE, MLDE

Dr. Mary Collins is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Additionally, she has earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) through Chamberlain University and board certification in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM). She is a Certified Diabetes Education Specialist (CDE) and holds a Master's License in Diabetes Education (MLDE) through the Kentucky Board of Diabetes Educators. She has also been an insulin pump trainer for various brands. Mary is a Letcher County resident, and her lifelong desire is to help people with diabetes achieve their highest level of health and quality of life!

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Teresa Mimes, MA

Mendy Boggs, MA

Teresa Mimes, MA and Mendy Boggs, MA are part of MCHC's Diabetes Community Health Working program assisting patients with diabetes to live healthier lives. The CHWs visit patient's homes weekly wotking directly with patients and their family to assist with:

  • Goal Setting based on patients needs​

  • Support to reach those goals

  • Explaining new and old prescriptions

  • Encouragement to make and keep health care appointments

  • Connection patients to community resources as needed

  • Nutrition and physical activity encouragement

 

The patient's role is to:

  • Check and keep a record of blood sugars

  • Stick to a medication plan

  • Be available to meet with the CHW

  • Keep the CHW and provider informed of any ER visits or hospitalizations

  • Ask Questions

If you have diabetes, you know how challenging it can be to manage, at times it might even seem overwhelming. Our diabetes team can help you better understand diabetes and develop a management plan that is individualized to YOU! We treat prediabetes, type 1, type 2, and Gestational diabetes for all ages.

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MCHC offers a variety of services that are important to the management and treatment of diabetes and related conditions including:

Diabetes Education
Nutrition Education
Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Podiatry
Optometry
Dental
Radiology
Laboratory

Behavioral Health
Pharmacy
Medication Assistance Programs
Home Medical
Insulin Pump Training and Support
Data sharing for personal continuous glucose monitors
Diabetes Community Health Worker Program (Letcher County)
Farmacy Program
340B Program


Schedule your appointment today! 606-633-4871
No referral needed, walk-ins available!

Dietitian/ Diabetes Education Schedule

Whitesburg Medical/Dental Clinic

Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 8:30am - 8:00pm

Friday 8:30am - 1:00 pm

 

Owsley Medical/Dental Clinic

1st Tuesday of the Month   10:30am - 3:00pm

 

Leatherwood/Blackey Medical Clinic

1st Thursday of the Month   8:30am - 5:00pm

Harlan Medical Center

2nd Thursday of the Month   9:45am - 3:30pm

 

Cumberland Medical/Dental Clinic

2nd Tuesday of the Month 1:30pm - 4:00pm

 

Middlesboro Campus Clinic

3rd Thursday of the Month 10:45am - 12:00pm

Pineville Medical Clinic

3rd Thursday of the Month 1:30pm - 3:00pm

 

Buckhorn Medical Clinic

4th Tuesday of the Month 10:00am - 3:00pm

 

Knott County Medical Clinic

3rd Tuesday of the Month 9:30am - 4:00pm

 

**Telehealth also Available MWF by appointment**