About Us

Diabetes and Nutrition Care Program

The CHI Saint Joseph Health – Diabetes and Nutrition Care program is a place where you can learn about caring for your diabetes, good nutrition and healthy eating. Group classes as well as individual education sessions are provided depending on your need. Learn more about our Diabetes Self Management Education and Support Classes.

Since 1999, we have provided quality educational services using a team-based approach of certified diabetes educators (CDE) who are registered nurses and registered dietitians.

Our program is accredited as a quality educational program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This means we provide the most up-to-date and research based information for you!

Diabetes and Nutrition Care Team

Claudia Burnett, MS, RD, LD, MDLE, CDCES

Manager of Diabetes and Nutrition Care

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Dietetics - Berea College, Berea, KY
Master of Science in Community Nutrition - Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

Certifications:
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
Registered Dietitian - Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist
Master Licensed Diabetes Educator - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management

Certified Insulin Pump Trainer

Kelli Henderson, RN, CNP, CDES, MLDE

PRN Inpatient Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY
Saint Joseph East, Lexington, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Arts Psychology - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Masters of Social Work - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Associates Degree in Nursing - Lexington Community College, Lexington, KY

Certifications:
Registered Nurse - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certified Diabetes Educator – National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators
Masters Level Diabetes Educator – Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
National Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Change Coach
Certified Insulin Pump Trainer – Medtronic

Karen Klefot, RD, LD

Outpatient Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY
Saint Joseph Jessamine, Lexington, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Certifications: 
Registered Dietitian
Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist

Candice Tufano, RD, LD

Outpatient Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph East, Lexington, KY
Saint Joseph Berea, Berea, KY
Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Government - Morehead State University
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Certifications: 
Registered Dietitian
Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist

Cathi Warfield, BS, MBA, MS, CDCES

Outpatient Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, Mount Sterling, KY

Education:
Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Science in Biology - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Master of Business Administration - Nova Southeastern University

Certifications: 
Registered Dietitian
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist
Master Licensed Diabetes Educator

Alisha Hail, RD

Outpatient Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph London, London, KY

Certifications: 
Registered Dietitian
Licensed Dietitian

Kimberly Maxey, RN

Inpatient Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY
Saint Joseph East, Lexington, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Chamberlain College of Nursing
Associates of Science in Nursing - Eastern Kentucky University
Associates of Applied Science in Medical Assisting - National College

Certifications: 
Registered Nurse