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Diabetes Services

Diabetes and Endocrine Associates

Pardee Diabetes and Endocrine Associates takes care of patients with diabetes and thyroid issues. We offer a full continuum of care in that we also provide diabetic education to our patients for insulin pumps and blood glucose monitors. 

Pardee Diabetes and Endocrine Associates welcomesd Jonathan Rappaport, MD in 2015. Dr. Rappaport is a board-certified endocrinologist and earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University, completed a residency in internal medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and a fellowship in endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes at Tulane University. Dr. Rappaport provides specialized diabetes care as well as thyroid disease management and general endocrine disease management. He takes an individualized approach for each patient and enjoys working with a multidisciplinary team to employ the latest treatments and strategies. He is certified in ultrasound-guided biopsy and has been involved in numerous clinical research trials during his career, including evaluating the diabetic effects of various pharmaceutical agents.


The Perspectives Program at Pardee meets national standards for diabetes self-management education and offers group and individualized education and guidance by Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE). Several major insurance carriers cover a part of the cost.

At Perspectives, you will discover the seven key behaviors that promote successful self-management:

  • Healthy eating
  • Staying active
  • Self-monitoring
  • Taking medication
  • Problem solving
  • Reducing risks
  • Healthy coping

Click here to use the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Risk Assesment Tool to see if you could be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.



Perspectives Diabetes Education is located at 617 Sixth Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28739. For more program information please call (828) 698- 4533 or e-mail Nina Lovern at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Perspectives Diabetes Self-Management Education Program maintains Education Recognition from the the American Diabetes Association