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Holiday Hours

Our office will be closed December 24-25 and January 1. Wishing you and your family a healthy and happy holiday!

Welcome to Cumberland Diabetes Center

Thank you for visiting Cumberland Diabetes Center. We provide personalized treatment through medical, nursing, and dietary services that are meant to help prevent and manage diabetes or obesity. Our office is led by our director, John Sherrill, MD. Together, with our certified physician assistant and family nurse practitioner, our healthcare team has more than 20 years of combined experience. Our office is affiliated with Cumberland Medical Center and is a proud member of Covenant Health.

Cumberland Diabetes Center is recognized by the American Diabetes Association.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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At Cumberland Diabetes Center, we provide excellent care for patients who are trying to manage their diabetes or obesity.

  • Pre-diabetes management
  • Education and management of newly diagnosed diabetes
  • Intensive care of type 1 or 2 diabetes
  • Weight loss management

Click here for a complete listing of our services.

Patient Resources

At Cumberland Diabetes Center, our patients deserve excellent care. That’s why we pledge to put our patients first every day, and strive for excellence in everything we do.

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We're proud to welcome certified nurse practitioner Kristi Needham, NP-C to the heart care team at Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee! Learn more about Kristi: bit.ly/35EW3qT ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for a free bariatric surgery seminar at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center!Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons will have a FREE Bariatric Seminar this Thursday, November 21 at 6 pm in Classroom 1 of Ft. Sanders Regional. Register online at bit.ly/2xqpLAJ or call us at (865) 541-4100. ... See MoreSee Less

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Personalizing Treatments through Medical, Nursing, and Dietary Services to Manage Diabetes and Obesity

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Cumberland Diabetes Center News

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