New Castle County DCES

A Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (DCES) (formerly Certified Diabetes Educator- DCES) is a healthcare professional that has advanced training in diabetes education and management. A DCES can be a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Dietitian (RD), Registered Pharmacist (RPh), Physician (MD or DO), other Primary Care Provider (NP or PA) or Social Worker (SW).

The initials “DCES” after their name and profession recognizes successful completion of a National Certification Exam. The main purpose is that the diabetic public receives standardized quality care for diabetes education. A DCES can teach you skills and offer daily management tools to help you control your diabetes. The following list of DCESs in New Castle County is broken down by health system:

A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 651-5965

  • Mary Babin, BSN, RN, DCES
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Carol Cameron, RN, DCES
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Julie Gawrych, RN
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Teresa Hartzel, PA
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Jennifer L. McGowan, MSN, RN, DCES
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Michele F. Olbrich, RN
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Cheryl Patterson, RD, CDN, DCES                                (302) 651-6173
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Kimberly Shoe, MSN, CPNP, DCES
    Division of Endocrinology 
  • Linda Steinkrauss, CPNP
    Division of Endocrinology 
  • Rebecca Thompson, BSN, RN, DCES                            (302) 651-5855
    Division of Endocrinology
  • Kristine Welsh, CPNP
    Division of Endocrinology

Independent Educators

  • Barbara Bradley, MS, BSN, RN, DCES                           (302) 764-4899
    [email protected]
  • Robin R. Hayes, MS, RD, DCES, LDN                             (302) 632-8381
    Nutritionally Speaking, Diabetes Dietitian
    Offices in Newark, Dover, and Lewes
    P.O. Box 368
    Cheswold, DE 19936
    All Locations. Accepting all insurances.
  • Karen Rockwell, NP, MS, DCES                                    (302) 444-8156
    First State Endocrinology
    Hampton Building, Suite 100
    1082 Old Churchman Road
    Newark, DE 19713
  • Kimberly Roman, RN, BSN, DCES                                 (302) 658-3000
    750 Shipyard Drive
    Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Tracey K. Sinibaldi, RD, LDN, DCES                              (302) 897-2088
    TKS Nutrition, LLC
    244 Manchester Way
    Middletown, DE 19709

Wilmington VA Medical Center
1601 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19805

  • Christian Calaguas, MPH, RD, LDN, DCES                     (302) 633-5595
  • Barbara Willey, RN, MSN, DCES                                  (302) 994-2511 x 4789

Westside Family Health Care

  • Kathy Stroh, MS, RD, LDN, DCES                                 (302) 655-5822
    1802 West Fourth Street
    Wilmington, DE 19802

 

 

     

    Christiana Care Health System

    • Carla Arot, RN, DCES
      (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Springside Plaza at Glasgow, Connor Building
      300 Biddle Avenue, Suite 201
      Newark, DE 19702
    • JoAnne Shur Coyle, MSN, RN, MPH, DCES
      (302) 327-5679
      Visiting Nurse Association
      1 Reads Way
      New Castle, DE 19720
    • Pritiben Desai, NP
      (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Wilmington Hospital Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801
      AND
      Christiana Hospital Campus MAP 2 – Suite 3201
      4735 Ogletown Stanton Road
      Newark, DE 19713
      AND
      Springside Plaza at Glasgow, Connor Building
      300 Biddle Avenue, Suite 201
      Newark, DE 19702
    • Debbie DeVuono, NP
      (302) 623-3475
      Metabolic Health Services
      Weight Management Services
      Wilmington Hospital Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801
      AND
      (302) 661-3070
      Christiana Hospital Campus MAP 2 – Suite 3201
      4735 Ogletown Stanton Road
      Newark, DE 19713
    • Catherine Donahue-Smith, NP, DCES
      (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Springside Plaza at Glasgow, Connor Building
      300 Biddle Avenue, Suite 201
      Newark, DE 19702
      AND
      Smyrna Health and Wellness Center
      100 South Main Street, Suite 207
      Smyrna, DE 19977
    • Julie Garey, RD, DCES                                                 (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Wilmington Hospital Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801
    • Michelle Hagerty, RN, DCES                                        (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Wilmington Hospital Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801
    • Martha Henley, MEd, RD, CD                                      (302) 623-3475
      Metabolic Health Services
      Weight Management Services
      Wilmington Hospital
      Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801
    • Sharon Howard, RD, MS, CDN, DCES                           (302) 623-3475
      Metabolic Health Services
      Weight Management Services
      Wilmington Hospital
      Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801
    • Dorothy Hyatt, RN, DCES                                            (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Christiana Hospital Campus MAP 2 Suite 3201
      4735 Ogletown-Stanton Road
      Newark, DE 19713
    • Brooke Jacob, MS, RD, DCES                                       (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice MAP 2 – Suite 3201
      4735 Ogletown-Stanton Road
      Newark, DE 19713
    • Regina Johnston, MPH, RD, LDN, DCES                        (302) 661-3006
      Family and Community Medicine
      3506 Kennett Pike
      Wilmington, DE 19807
      AND
      200 Hygiea Drive
      Newark, DE 19713
    • Karen A. Lindale Potts, RN, BC, MSN, DCES
      (302) 463-1690
      Christiana Care Visiting Nurse
      1 Reeds Way
      New Castle, DE 19720
    • Deborah L. Moore, RN, DCES, CCRC
      (302) 623-3838
      Christiana Hospital Campus MAP 2 – Suite 3203
      4735 Ogletown Stanton Road
      Newark, DE 19713
    • Lorraine Nowakowski-Grier, MSN, APRN, BC, DCES
      (302) 733-1538
      Christiana Hospital Campus

      Nursing Development Education
      Ammon Center – Suite 2E60B
      4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
      Newark, DE 19718

    • Julie Onisk, RD, DCES                                                 (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Springside Plaza at Glasgow, Connor Building
      300 Biddle Avenue, Suite 201
      Newark, DE 19702

    • Marilee Scarpitti, RN                                                  (302) 428-5840
      First State School
      Wilmington Hospital
      501 West 14th Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801

    • Gabrielle Snyder-Marlow, RD, LDN, DCES                    (302) 623-3475
      Metabolic Health Services
      Weight Management Services
      Wilmington Hospital Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801

    • Kathy H. Sullivan, NP                                                  (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Springside Plaza at Glasgow, Connor Building
      300 Biddle Avenue, Suite 201
      Newark, DE 19702
    • Cheryl Tuohy, MSN, RN, FNPC, DCES                           (302) 661-3070
      Metabolic Health Services
      Endocrinology Specialty Practice
      Wilmington Hospital Gateway Building – 4th Floor
      501 West Fourteenth Street
      Wilmington, DE 19801
      AND
      Christiana Hospital Campus MAP 2 Suite 3201
      4735 Ogletown Stanton Road
      Newark, DE 19713
      AND
      Smyrna Health and Wellness Center
      100 South Main Street, Suite 207
      Smyrna, DE 19977
      Mary Williams, RD, LDN, DCES                                    (302) 661-3445
      Family and Community Medicine
      3506 Kennett Pike
      Wilmington, DE 19807
      AND
      200 Hygiea Drive
      Newark, DE 19713