Diabetes is a serious condition. But many people live long and healthy lives by learning to manage their blood sugars through lifestyle changes, medication and, in some cases, insulin administration.
Our certified diabetes care and education specialist, Jackie Wilkinson, works with people diagnosed with all types of diabetes, to provide comprehensive diabetes education and management, including:
Blood glucose monitoring and management
Sick day management
Managing long term complications
Healthy coping strategies
Benefits of activity
Insulin education and management
Continuous glucose monitoring set up and education
- Insulin pump setup and management
Our Diabetes Self Management Program (DSMP) is accredited by the American Diabetes Association and is directed by our Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Jackie Wilkinson. A referral from your Primary Care Physician is required to set up an appointment.
Join our private Facebook group, The Diabetes Dish, to find a community of others managing this condition and learn about diabetes technology, tips, recipes and more.
Endocrinologists treat disorders of the endocrine system. The endocrine system is a series of glands that secrete hormones. Hormones, like the thyroid hormone or insulin, are chemicals that affect the action of organ systems. diagnose and treat:
- Diabetes or diabetes that is difficult to manage with standard treatment
- Thyroid diseases or disorders
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Low testosterone
- Metabolic disorders
- Disorders of the adrenal and pituitary glands
- Certain cancers, like endocrine gland cancer
Dr. Sapna Shah is an endocrinologist who sees patients via telemedicine on Thursdays at the Upland Hills Health Barneveld Clinic.
What is a telemedicine appointment like?
Appointments are scheduled at the Upland Hills Health Barneveld Clinic. Patients will see and speak with Dr. Shah via computer. Dr. Shah will conduct a clinic staff-assisted physical exam, and order additional tests and imaging, as needed. After your appointment, Dr. Shah will determine a diagnosis and work with you and your primary care provider to develop a treatment plan.
Dr. Kristin Stevenson is an endocrinologist seeing patients in person at the Upland Hills Health Specialty Clinic in Dodgeville the third Tuesday of each month.
Ask your primary care provider for a referral to see Dr. Shah or Dr. Stevenson.