Diabetes and Endocrinology


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 successful!

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) 342-3450.



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 cholesterol disorders.

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 Diabetes Network.


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.


Contact Information

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


Main Clinic

400 East Fifth Avenue
Spokane, WA  99202
TEL: (509) 838-2531
FAX: (509) 755-6580
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Valley Specialty Center

1415 North Houk Road, Suite: D
Spokane Valley, WA  99216
TEL: (509) 755-5580
FAX: (509) 755-5583
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Lynn Lagerquist, M.D.

Lynn Lagerquist, M.D., endocrinology, completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California-Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA, and his medical degree from Yale University in New Haven, CT. Lagerquist completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, NJ, a residency in internal medicine at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT, and a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Utah also in Salt Lake City. He belongs to the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in endocrinology and metabolism. Dr. Lagerquist has been a physician at Rockwood Clinic since 2000.
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