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The Diabetes Wellness program, located in the Minnie P. Stackhouse Diabetes Center is a 6 month program geared towards
supporting individuals with lifestyle choices, changes, and challenges. Physician referral to the program is required
and can be done by calling the program at 252-522-7616.
The Diabetes Wellness Program offers a community site at the Kinston Community Health Center( KCHC) . Services at KCHC include free disease management classes focusing on the American Association of Diabetes Educator’s seven healthy behaviors taught by a diabetes educator. Education is also provided for individuals with pre-diabetes and gestational diabetes.
Information can be obtained by calling 252-522-4350, extension 311.
Sandra has been a nurse with Lenoir Memorial Hospital for 21 years and has worked with the Diabetes Wellness Program since 2007, providing education to individuals living with diabetes and motivating them to manage their disease with positive changes in their daily life.
Connie has been employed with Lenoir Memorial Hospital for 25 years in a variety of educator roles. Her specialty includes the LinkLine Specialist position, assist with the Diabetes program and enjoys assisting the members in the Wellness Center gym in their journey to improve their unique health and fitness endeavors.
Holly holds a BS in Exercise Science and a BS in Nutrition from ECU. She worked as an exercise specialist at Vidant Wellness Center and most recently as a Clinical Dietitian for the Department of Public Safety. She enjoys helping people get healthier through exercise and nutrition.
Jessi Herring, RN joined the team in 2016 and is working in the Diabetes Wellness Program as a diabetes educator. She shares her time at the Kinston Community Health Center diabetes clinic and as a health coach with Live Well Lenoir. Jessi brings enthusiasm for wellness and diabetes self-management education. She is the mother of two darling boys and loves the beach.