Pikeville Medical Center offers comprehensive diabetes education programs that cover a wide range of topics for people with diabetes and their families. Diabetes is one of the most prominent health issues affecting the people in our region and education is a major component of our diabetic care. With the proper knowledge, people with diabetes and their families can learn to aggressively manage the disease and greatly reduce the negative, long-term effects.


Programs Offered

  • Diabetes Management Classes
  • Diabetes Support Group
  • Gestational & Pre-Pregnancy Education
  • Community screenings at local health fairs

Diabetes Support Group

The Diabates Support Group generally meets on the last Monday of each month, 4-5pm in Café room #3 on the 11th floor of the hospital.
*With the exception of the following months d/t to holidays:  May & December.*

Jan. 30th
Feb. 27th
March 27th
April 24th
June 26th
July 31st
Aug. 28th
Sept. 25th
Oct. 30th
Nov. 27th


For more information:
Please call the Diabetes Education office at  606-430-8120. To learn more about diabetes, its symptoms, causes and effective treatment, we recommend the following resources:

American Diabetes Association


Diabetes Education Classroom
May Tower, 2nd Floor
911 Bypass Road, Building A
Pikeville, KY 41501

Learn more about Diabetes:

Photo of Sandy Chaney and Amber

Diabetic Educator, Amber Adkins (l) and Diabetes Education Quality Coordinator, Sandra Chaney (r)

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