Diabetes & Endocrinology

We are happy to announce we are now offering diabetes education and nutrition consulting in our clinic. This program will offer outpatient Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) classes with a certified diabetes educator, as well as Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) with a registered dietitian who will work with you to meet your individualized needs to better manage your diabetes. Classes will be held on the Arkansas Heart Hospital main campus and MNT appointments will be available in the Little Rock clinic and select satellite clinics. Call today to schedule your appointment. We look forward to helping you reach your health goals and live your best life!

Sheron Wiess, RN, CDE
Diabetes Counselor
Sheron Wiess graduated from Baptist School of Nursing where she graduated with honors. Her love and respect for the elderly population landed her as a Home Health Nurse. She has worked in many Specialty areas including Cardiac, Intensive Care Units, Neurology and Orthopedics. She earned certifications in Chemo Therapy and Critical Care Nursing. Sheron joined the staff at Arkansas Heart Hospital in 2007. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator and works with patients, families, and the medical staff to promote understanding and management of this chronic disease. She is a member of the Arkansas Diabetes Action Committee. Sheron resides in North Little Rock.

Shelby Pierceall, MS, RDN, LD
Diabetes Educator / Dietitian
Shelby grew up in central Arkansas before attending Ouachita Baptist University, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition in 2014. She continued her education at the University of Central Arkansas, where she completed her Dietetic Internship and Masters of Science in Nutrition in 2016. Shelby is passionate about meeting her patients where they are, and finding ways to challenge and encourage them to live their best life. She brings an “all foods fit” approach to the table and has a deep desire to see her patients reach their health goals. Shelby is currently pursuing her certification as a diabetes educator, and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and Diabetes Action Committee of Arkansas, while also serving on the leadership board for the Central Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.