The Diabetes educators are available to provide community presentations for diabetes prevention and control, teach self-management classes, as well as work with individuals on a one-on-one basis.


Jamie Lee, RN, CDE
Diabetes Coordinator; (Diabetes Educator [Pulaski])
Phone (606) 678-4761 ext. 1157
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Jamie Lee is an RN and has been a Diabetes Educator with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department since February 2007and Coordinator for the Diabetes Program since 2008.  She became a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) in December 2011.  She is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Kentucky Diabetes Network, and is a member of the Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program.


Jamie received her associate degree in nursing from Western Kentucky University in 1983.  Her work experience includes two years of hospital med/surg. nursing, 4 years as a school nurse, one year in adult day health care, and 15 years in home health care.  During Jamie’s tenure in home health care she held positions as Case Manager, Quality Assurance Nurse, Personal Care Supervisor, Patient Care Supervisor, and Staff Development Educator. Jamie’s office is located at the Lake Cumberland District Office in Somerset.

   
Destiny Greer, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator (Adair, Casey, Green, Russell and Taylor Counties)
Phone: (270) 384-2286 x 3230
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Destiny is a Registered Nurse and has worked as a Diabetes Educator with LCDHD since 2006.  She is currently the Diabetes Educator for Adair, Casey, Green, Russell and Taylor Counties. She received her associate’s degree in nursing from Western Kentucky University in 2001. Destiny became a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) in December 2011.  She has worked in a hospital setting and physician’s office prior to her role as a diabetes educator. She is a member of the Kentucky Diabetes Network and American Association of Diabetes Educators and a regional coordinator with the Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program. Her office is located at the Adair County Health Department.


LaCosta Carver, RN, BSN
Diabetes Educator (Clinton & Cumberland Counties)
Phone: (270) 864-2206 ext. 4462
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LaCosta is a Registered Nurse and has been a Diabetes Educator with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department since September 2008. She is currently teaching Diabetes Self Management Education classes in Clinton and Cumberland counties. She is a member of Kentucky Diabetes Network and the Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program. LaCosta received her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University in 1999. Her work experience includes 4 years of Maternal/Newborn nursing at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and 9 ½ years of home health nursing in Kentucky as well as Tennessee. LaCosta’s office is located at the Clinton County Health Department in Albany.

 

Leslie Coffey, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator (McCreary & Wayne Counties) 
Phone: (606) 376-2412 ext. 5290
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Leslie Coffey is a registered nurse and has been a Diabetes Educator with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department since September 2007. Leslie became a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) in December 2011.  She is currently teaching Diabetes Self Management Education classes in McCreary and Wayne counties.She is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Kentucky Diabetes Network, and the Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program.  Leslie received her associate degree in nursing from Somerset Community College in 2007.  Leslie’s office is located at the McCreary County Health Department in Whitley City.