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Cathy O’Brien, APRN, CNP

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“My idea of patient-centered care is to create an environment where the patient takes an active role in their diabetes care and feels informed and able to participate in the clinical decisions that are made about their healthcare.”

Clinical Expertise

Cathy is a nurse practitioner who specializes in the treatment of diabetes. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Iowa and a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree from Metropolitan State University.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Diabetes Association
  • Minnesota Advanced Practice Registered Nurse coalition


  • Board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner


“I enjoy reading, cooking, exercise, travel and spending time with my family.”