Knott County

Denesa Watts (L) & April Sandlin (R), Diabetes Educators at the Kentucky River District Health Department (photo via KRDHD’s Facebook page)

Diabetes Prevention Resources

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

– The Kentucky River District Health Dept., at the Knott Co. Health Dept. (Received Preliminary CDC Recognition).

Call for class location in Knott County.

IN PERSON: This year-long program includes 16 sessions the first 6 months & 6-8 sessions the last 6 months.

CONTACT: Denesa Watts or April Sandlin, 606-785-3144 (OR) 606-439-2361, april.sandlin@ky.gov or Denesas.Watts@ky.gov

www.krdhd.org

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

The Knott County Farmers’ Market

DETAILS: Tuesdays: 5-7 pm, at the Pavilion below the Public Library, 56 Education Lane, Hindman, KY 41822

Fridays: 9am – 12pm, at the Knott Co. Extension Office, 149 Parks Branch Rd., Hindman, KY 41822

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/KnottCFM/

 

Diabetes Management Resources

Diabetes Coalitions & Support Groups

– The Knott County Diabetes Coalition

DETAILS: Meets at The Gathering Place at The Hindman Settlement School, 51 Center Street, Hindman, KY 41822. Meets every other month on the 4th Tuesday of the month, at 12:00 PM, for approximately one hour.

CONTACT: Jason Brashear, The Hindman Settlement School, (606) 785-5475, jason@hindmansettlement.org

 

Knott Co. Diabetes Support Group

DETAILS: Meets via The Kentucky River District Health Dept., at Hindman First Baptist Church, 130 Main St., Hindman, KY 41822

This support group meets the second Thursday of each month from 1:00PM till 2:00PM. Call to Register.

CONTACT: Alice Caudill, (606) 785-3144, elicem.caudill@ky.gov

KRDHD.org

Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support Classes (DSMES)

– Kentucky Homeplace, at The June Buchanan Clinic, 59 Cowtown Road, Hindman, KY 41822

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.

Classes meet once per week for 6 weeks. Call to Register.

CONTACT: Michaela Williams, (606) 785-9884, michaelawilliams@uky.edu

https://ruralhealth.med.uky.edu/cerh-homeplace

 

Faith Moves Mountains: Appalachians In Control, Call for class location in Knott Co.

DETAILS: ‘EVERYONE WITH DIABETES COUNTS’ Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP).

Classes meet for 2 hours once a week for 6 weeks.

CONTACT: Sarah Stone, (606) 574-0871, Sarah.Stone @uky.edu

https://www.facebook.com/DiabetesResearchProject/

 

– Kentucky River Area Development District, Call for class location in Knott Co.

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.

Classes meet for 2.5 hours a week for 6 weeks. Call to Register.

CONTACT: Staci Noble or Shelia Cornett, (606) 436-3158, stacie@kradd.org or shelia@kradd.org

www.kradd.org

 

– Kentucky River District Health Dept., at the Knott County Health Dept., Call for class location in Knott Co.

DETAILS: Nationally “Recognized” or “Accredited” Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Class. Call for more details.

CONTACT: Denesa Watts or April Sandlin, (606) 785-3144, april.sandlin@ky.gov or Denesas.watts@ky.gov

www.krdhd.org

Medical Nutrition Therapy/Dietitians

Kentucky River District Health Dept., at the Knott County Health Dept., 880 W. Main St., Hindman, KY 41822

DETAILS: Call for scheduling, times, to register, and for more information.

CONTACT: Alice Caudill, (606) 785-3144, elicem.caudill@ky.gov

KRDHD.org

*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.