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.

For more information or to register for a class, call 828.322.6699 

Educational Opportunities

Frye Regional Medical Center's Diabetes Self-Management Care has been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Diabetes Self-Management Education* and Support.

Services include:

  • Individual assessment
  • Comprehensive classes
  • 1:1 Individual and follow-up sessions
  • Gestational diabetes class
  • Pre-diabetes education

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.

Find A Doctor Online or call 800.339.8758

Education Modules

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 sessions are led by Diabetes Program Coordinator Tammy Carroll, RN, BSN, CDE.

Tammy Carroll, RN, BSN, CDE
Diabetes Program Coordinator




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. 

When: The group meets on the third Monday of January, April, July and October.

  • January 21
  • April 15
  • July 15
  • October 21

What Time: 6:30pm

Where: FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center, 1781 Tate Blvd. SE, Suite 101, Hickory

Find Us

Frye Regional Diabetes Care Center
Located at FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center
1781 Tate Blvd. SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828.322.6699
Fax: 828.304.1234

Hours of Operation
Monday through Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm