Comprehensive

Diabetes Management

401 First Avenue, Mt. Pleasant, TN 38474

Monday – Thursday

1.931.325.5560 Fax: 1.931.325.5565
info@diabetesmgtassociates.com

Diabetes Management Associates

Diabetes Management Associates, LLC, is a comprehensive diabetes management facility. Our well trained staff has more than a decade of diabetes experience. We are supportive of a busy lifestyle by providing flexible hours and easy access to appointments. The latest technology enhances onsite visits and allows for remote communication as well.

DMA offers a tailored program of insulin pump starts, insulin pump management, continuous glucose sensor, insulins/injectables, oral medications and education. We are passionate about giving our patients the tools needed to take CONTROL of diabetes which means a longer and more productive life!

Our Services

Comprehensive Diabetes
Management

Diabetes is a difficult disease to manage. At DMA, we make a careful and thorough assessment and then tailor a plan for you. Regular evaluation of this plan helps assure progress to success.

Diabetes Education
Group Or Individual

Knowledge is power. At DMA, we strive to meet your education needs by offering group as well as 1-on-1 education.

Insulin Pump

At DMA we work with many companies for insulin pump therapy as well as continuous glucose sensors. The latest technology can improve diabetes management and make the chore of everyday management a little easier.

Benefits Of Pre-Registering

We highly recommend that you create an appointment with us online. Its quick and easy and help us see you on time. If you are new to DMA, please download forms, complete and bring to your first visit. We will be glad to assist you if needed. What to bring to your visit: glucose meter, all medications in their original bottles, completed forms, insurance cards, co-pay (if applicable).

About Dr. Julie Wood

Professional Achievements

  • Began nursing in 1987 graduating from Columbia State Community College’s Registered nursing program.
  • Received Master’s of Science in Nursing specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Vanderbilt University in 1994.
  • Worked in Family Practice for over 14 years.
  • In 2008 graduated from the University of Tennessee’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program with emphasis on Diabetes in adults.
  • For the past 10 years, have been working exclusively with adults with diabetes, most of whom are insulin dependent.
  • Extensive experience with insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors.
  • Manage all aspects of diabetes including evaluation, treatment, education and co-morbidities such as cardiovascular disease, lipid disorders, eye/kidney/nerve (neuropathy) diseases.
  • Board Certifications:
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Advanced Diabetes Management
  • Certified
    • Advanced insulin pump trainer for Medtronic
    • Insulin pump trainer for Omnipod
    • Continuous glucose sensor trainer for Medtronic
    • Continuous glucose sensor trainer for Dexcom
    • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

About Laurie Bates, FNP

Professional Achievements

  • Graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing in 2007.
  • Worked as a Registered Nurse for 10 years at Maury Regional Medical Center primarily in the Critical Care Unit. 
  • Graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Masters of Science Degree specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in December 2017.
  • Worked as a NP with a local endocrinology practice for 2 years treating various endocrine disorders with special focus on diabetes. 
  •  Extensive experience treating patients with insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring.
  •  Manages all aspects of diabetes including evaluation, treatment, education and co-morbidities such as cardiovascular disease, lipid disorders, eye/kidney/nerve (neuropathy) diseases.
  • Board Certifications:
    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner