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    About Memorial Metabolic Institute 

    The Memorial Metabolic Institute provides support and education for people diagnosed with diabetes. Our certified diabetes educators help you manage your disease by providing:

    Please ask your primary care physician to refer you to the Memorial Metabolic Institute. Our number is 912-350-5800. If you do not have a primary care physician, call MD Connect to schedule an appointment with one of our Memorial Health University Physicians (MHUP) primary care doctors. Call MD Connect at 912-350-MHUP (6487) or 1-877-287-MHUP (6487).

    Facts About Diabetes

    Diabetes is a serious, chronic disease that affects about 24 million adults and children in the United States. Diabetes can affect the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, blood vessels, gums, and feet. It can even cause death. The warning signs of type I diabetes are:

    • Frequent urination
    • Unusual thirst
    • Extreme hunger
    • Unusual weight loss
    • Extreme fatigue and irritability

    The warning signs of type 2 diabetes are:

    Early detection, education, and treatment can save your life.

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    Brassard, SandraBrassard is a registered dietitian and certified diabetic educator. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. She has been part of the Memorial team since 1991 and has worked as a dietitian since 1996. She began offering diabetes education in 2009.

     

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     Cathy Shriver, MHS, MSN, R.N., CDE

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    Shriver, CathyShriver joined the Memorial team as a diabetes educator in 2003. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Health Sciences degrees at Armstrong Atlantic State University and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Georgia Southern University. She was an assistant professor at Georgia Southern for more than 10 years before coming to Memorial.

     

     


    Our Diabetes Educators

    Sandra Brassard, R.D., CDE

    Brassard, SandraBrassard is a registered dietitian and certified diabetic educator. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. She has been part of the Memorial team since 1991 and has worked as a dietitian since 1996. She began offering diabetes education in 2009.

    Cathy Shriver, MHS, MSN, R.N., CDE

    Shriver, CathyShriver joined the Memorial team as a diabetes educator in 2003. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Health Sciences degrees at Armstrong Atlantic State University and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Georgia Southern University. She was an assistant professor at Georgia Southern for more than 10 years before coming to Memorial.
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    Memorial Metabolic Institute, 912-350-5800