Lakeland, FL – Congratulations to Kathleen MacNeill, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, an esteemed member of our Diabetes Education department, for recently earning board-certification in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) from the American Association of Diabetes Educators. She is one of only 1087 specialists in the country to possess this prestigious certification.
This certification is a testament to Kathleen’s abilities to perform a variety of diverse tasks, including the management of patient treatment and diabetes education services, medication adjustments, exercise planning, psychosocial issues, the collection and analysis of data, and the development of effective plans of care. This BC-ADM distinction is in addition to her diabetes educator certification (CDE), which she achieved in 1999.
Watson Clinic maintains the most accomplished and highly qualified diabetes education program in the area. Comprised of five certified diabetes educators and dietitians, our Diabetes Education team works alongside various departments throughout Watson Clinic, and provides the entire scope of mentoring, counseling and management services needed to alleviate the burdens experienced by patients who live with the disease. Our diabetes self-management education program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education since 1997.
For more information on Watson Clinic’s Diabetes Education program, please call 863-680-7490.
About Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 220 board-certified physicians representing more than 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic is proud to deliver quality healthcare to every generation from our Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at multiple convenient locations throughout Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com.