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Elaine Thrift, APRN

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Elaine Thrift, APRN

Karen Elaine Thrift, FNP-BC, APRN, CDE, is board certified in advanced diabetes management through the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists. The certification showcases her expertise in providing those with diabetes in the River Valley access to high-quality care. Elaine is able to help those with diabetes, pre-diabetes and cardio-metabolic conditions. Her services include:

  • Medication adjustment
  • Treatment and monitoring of acute and chronic complications and other comorbidities
  • Lifestyle modification counseling

“I believe that each patient has value. I strive to educate patients on health promotion and disease prevention to improve quality of life,” Elaine said.

In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, traveling and reading.


National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators

Degree Origin

University of Central Arkansas

Educational Specialties

Internal Medicine

Practicing Specialties

Internal Medicine

Practicing Health Concerns

Diabetes, Endocrinology, Insulin Pump Management, Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing Center