Dean Medical Group Diabetes Nurse Specialists (Advanced Practice Nurses) are expertly qualified to help manage all aspects of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as the common medical problems associated with diabetes. Our Diabetes Nurse Specialists provide care for adults of all ages and children 13 years and older.
How Can a Diabetes Nurse Specialist Help You?
Managing a person's diabetes is a comprehensive team effort. Dean Medical Group's Diabetes Nurse Specialists work closely with primary care physicians and referring specialists including Family Medicine and Internal Medicine physicians, Endocrinologists, Obstetricians, Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists, Podiatrists, Dietitians, and Diabetes Educators to provide the best care possible for people living with diabetes.
Each Diabetes Nurse Specialist has received specialty education and training, holds a Master's degree, and is nationally board certified. Our Diabetes Nurse Specialists are licensed to provide expert specialty care which includes assessment, treatment, prescribing medications, making referrals to other providers, as well as making recommendations to achieve desired goals.
Dean Medical Group's Diabetes Nurse Specialists participate in continuing education throughout their career to maintain national certification, which includes courses in pharmacology. Their primary focus is preventive healthcare, treatment and education.
Our Diabetes Nurse Specialists provide care for the following:
- Type 1 diabetes
- Type 2 diabetes
- Chronic complications related to diabetes
- Diabetes during pregnancy
- Insulin pump therapy
- Intensive insulin therapy
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Blood pressure
- Cholesterol disorders
Making an Appointment
Self referrals as well as physician referrals are welcome.
To schedule an appointment with a Diabetes Nurse Specialist, please review the listing of our Diabetes Nurse Specialists. Phone numbers are included with each profile.
Note that a complete report of each consultation is shared with patients' primary care physician.