Diabetes Day Event Announcement
After 15 educational years, we have decided to retire our
Diabetes Day event. We hope you are able to continue using the
valuable information you learned in your daily diabetes management.
We appreciate your attendance and the support you have shown us,
and we want to thank you for helping to make this event so
If you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our
Endocrinologists, Certified Diabetes Educators or Registered
Dietitians, please ask your primary care physician for a referral
or call the Rockwood Diabetes and Endocrinology Center at (509)
The Diabetes and Endocrinology Center is dedicated to
providing excellent medical care in the treatment of metabolic
diseases such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, reproductive and
other hormonal diseases, conditions affecting the pituitary and
adrenal glands, and other conditions such as osteoporosis and
The Rockwood Diabetes Education Center offers a comprehensive
diabetes education program for individuals with diabetes and their
families. Our goal is to help you get the skills you need to better
manage your diabetes and achieve improved health and wellbeing. We
have an experienced team of certified diabetes educators, both
registered nurses and registered dietitians, who are dedicated to
partnering with you and your medical provider to meet your
individual needs. They can assist you with insulin management,
dealing with individual barriers, blood sugar pattern management,
or more personalized help with nutrition management.
We also sponsor an annual Diabetes Day health event, which is a
day long educational program promoting diabetes self management for
patients, their families and the general public. Medical experts
speak on all areas of diabetes care, treatment and complications of
type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This program, which began in 2000,
attracts more than 800 people annually who want to learn more about
diabetes. We partner with Premera Blue Cross and receive support
from the American Diabetes Association and the Eastern Washington
NCQA Certificate of Recognition
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded
Rockwood with acceptance into their Diabetes Recognition Program.
This designation is proof of our commitment to excellence in
providing quality care to people affected by diabetes.
Referrals can be faxed to (509) 459-1595.
If you are interested in diabetes education or have general
questions about diabetes, please contact Jen Ropp M.S., R.D.,
Diabetes Education Program Coordinatorjropp@rockwoodclinic.com.
TEL: (509) 342-3450
FAX: (509) 459-1595
400 East Fifth Avenue
(509) 755-6580Map Location
Valley Specialty Center
1415 North Houk Road, Suite: D
Spokane Valley, WA
(509) 755-5583Map Location
Adam Lyko, M.D.
Adam Lyko, M.D., joined the Rockwood Diabetes and Endocrinology Center in October 2011. He received his undergraduate degree from the Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN, and his medical degree from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, CA. Dr. Lyko completed a residency in internal medicine at the Loma Linda University Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in endocrinology through the Cedars Sinai/West LA VA Program in Los Angeles. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is a member of The Endocrine Society and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.