Dana Stewart, RN, BSN, CDE, has been named Clinical Coordinator of the Diabetes Treatment Center at Redmond Regional Medical Center. In this role, Stewart will be responsible for oversight of the Diabetes Treatment Center program and staff.
Stewart will manage all efforts toward providing diabetes education to individuals in both inpatient and outpatient settings.This will include an emphasis on growing the outpatient care to meet the rising demand for these services in the Rome and Floyd County community.
“Currently, there is no cure for diabetes. However, it is entirely manageable. I have the privilege to teach and educate people regarding the strategies in which to manage this disease. It is very rewarding to see the successes we have with our patients,” Stewart said.
Stewart graduated from Georgia Highlands with an associate degree in Nursing and then graduated from Jacksonville State University with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She has worked in health care for 12 years, the past two spent at Redmond as a medical/surgical nurse and as a diabetes nurse. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Nursing with a focus as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She became a Certified Diabetes Educator in 2008.
Stewart, her husband, Will, and their two boys reside in Armurchee.