Diabetes Care Center

The Diabetes Care Center at Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to improving the education and care of individuals living with diabetes. Education is provided to adults and pediatric patients with Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs) on staff.

Educational Opportunities

A physician’s referral is required for all patients attending these classes and needed for insurance reimbursement. Patients should contact their insurance company concerning coverage and benefits available for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

Services Include:

  • Individual Assessment
  • Comprehensive Classes
  • 1:1 Individual and Follow-up Sessions
  • Gestational Diabetes Class
  • Pre-diabetes Education

Education Modules

Tammy Carroll, RN, BSN
Diabetes Program Coordinator

Designed for those patients with no insurance or insurance with a high deductible that has not been met. These one-hour sessions are structured to meet the patient's individual educational needs. Education sessionas are led by Diabetes Program Coordinator Tammy Carroll, RN, BSN and Registered Dietitian Jessica Quinn, RDN, LDN.


Jessica Quinn, RDN, LDN
Registered Dietitian


Other Services

  • Beginning Insulin Therapy
  • Introduction to Insulin Pumps
  • Insulin Pump Management and Upgrades
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS)
  • MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy)
  • Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

The Adult Diabetes Support Group is free and open to the public. Different speakers and topics are offered each month to promote and encourage diabetes self-management. The group meets on the third Monday of January, April, July and October at 6:30pm at the FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center located at 1781 Tate Blvd. SE, Suite 101, in Hickory.

For more information or to register for a class, call 828.322.6699 or send an email to Frye.diabetescare@lpnt.net.