Floyd County

Diabetes Prevention Resources

The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP): In-Person Meetings

No in-person DPP listed at this time.

The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP): Online Meetings

Coach Shellie’s Healthy Lifestyle Program (Full CDC Recognition)

DETAILS: Meets online. This year-long program includes 16 sessions the first 6 months and 6 or more sessions the last 6 months. Call to register & for more.

CONTACT: Shellie Wingate, (502) 682-5079, shellie.wingate@gmail.com

 

Good Measures, LLC (Full CDC Recognition)

DETAILS: Meets online. This year-long program includes 16 sessions the first 6 months & 6 or more sessions the last 6 months. Call to register & for more.

CONTACT: Cassandra Johnson, (617) 531-9149 X2713, Cassandra.johnson@goodmeasures.com

 

Balanced Wellness KY (Full CDC Recognition)

DETAILS: Meets online. This year-long program includes 16 sessions the first 6 months & 6 or more sessions the last 6 months. Call to register & for more.

CONTACT: Terry Gehrke, (502) 716-7773, tag@balancedwellnessky.com

Healthy Eating & Farmers' Markets

Floyd County Farmers’ Market

Check their Facebook page for the latest info:

https://www.facebook.com/Floydcfmarket/

 

Diabetes Management Resources

Diabetes Coalitions & Support Groups

Floyd County Diabetes Coalition, 283 Goble St., Prestonsburg, KY 41653.

CONTACT: (606) 886-2788

 

Big Sandy Diabetes Coalition, 1709 KY Route 321, Prestonsburg, KY 41653.

DETAILS: Meets bi-monthly on Fridays for 1.5 hours from 11:30 AM till 1:00PM.

CONTACT: Pamela Sprading, (606) 886-8546 X1109, diabetes@bshc.org

 

Support Group: Highlands Regional Medical Center (Call for support group location in Floyd County).

CONTACT: Ask for Diabetes Support Groups, (606) 886-8511

http://www.hrmc.org

Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support Classes (DSMES)

The Floyd County Health Department, 283 Goble St, Prestonsburg, KY 41653.

DETAILS: Classes meet weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00AM in a series of 3. Evening classes available. Call for scheduling dates, times, and to register.

CONTACT: Ask for Diabetes Self Management Ed Classes, (606) 886-2788.

 

Highlands Regional Medical Center, 5000 KY Route 321 (Rooms A & B), Prestonsburg, KY 41653

DETAILS: ‘THE DIABETES PROGRAM’. MD referral required. Call for scheduling dates, times, and to register.

CONTACT: Sabrina Holbrook or Jennifer Bishop, (606) 886-7490, sholbrook@hrmc.org or jbishop@hrmc.org

www.hrmc.org

 

The Kentucky Dept. of Public Health, with The Floyd Co Health Dept., 283 Goble St., Prestonsburg, KY 41653.

DETAILS: ‘HEALTHY LIVING WITH DIABETES.’ Classes meet weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00AM for 3 sessions. Evening classes available. Call for scheduling dates, times, and to register.

CONTACT: Cheryl Younce, (606) 886-2788 X247, Cheryll.Younce@ky.gov

 

Kentucky Homeplace, 1358 Watergap Rd, Prestonsburg, KY 41653.

DETAILS: Stanford’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP).

Classes are designed to be taught by trained non-licensed professionals who are living with a chronic disease. The classes meet for 2.5 hours a week for 6 weeks.

CONTACT: (606) 874-1204, kha225@uky.edu

 

Big Sandy Agency on Aging & Independent Living (Call for class location in Floyd County)

DETAILS: Stanford’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP).

Classes are designed to be taught by trained non-licensed professionals who are living with a chronic disease. The classes meet for 2.5 hours a week for 6 weeks.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Hamilton or Steve Jones, (606) 886-2375

www.bigsandy.org

Medical Nutrition Therapy/Dietitians
The Floyd County Health Department, 283 Goble St, Prestonsburg, KY 41653DETAILS: Physicians referral required. One on one educational sessions by appointment. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00AM till 4:00PM. Call for scheduling dates, times, and to register.CONTACT: Christina M Tincher, (606) 886-2788 X231 ChristinaM.Tincher@ky.gov

 
*NOTE: information presented here (aside from Farmers’ Market info) comes from the Kentucky Diabetes Resource Directory. It may not account for differences in programs/services due to COVID-19, so be sure to double-check to confirm! Also, these listings might not be complete, and we do not endorse one entity/provider over another.