Below there are several diabetes education programs, and support groups in the Tri-County area that include trained diabetes educators to teach you about how to live with and successfully manage your condition. You can also visit our Internet Resources page by clicking here to get additional on-line support.
Diabetes Education Programs:
|McCready Outpatient Center||410-968-1801|
|Peninsula Regional Medical Center Diabetes Outpatient Education||410-543-7061|
|Atlantic General Hospital Diabetes Education Programs||410-641-9703|
|Worcester County Diabetes Collaborative Worcester County Health Department||410-632-0056|
Area Diabetes Support Groups:
|McCready Health Foundation Support Group||McCready Education Center||
11:00am Third Wednesday Each Month
|UMES Diabetes Support Group||UMES||Sept- May Second Monday Each Month 12:00-1:00 pm||410-651-3365|
|Diabetes Kids support Group||contact||Ms. Winterbottom||410-749-0085|
|PRMC Support Group||Avery Hall Education||Second Monday except June, July, August 7-8:00pm||410-543-7061|
|Pump Club||Avery Hall Education||Second Monday except June, July, August 6:30-7:00pm||410-543-7061|
|Worcester County Health Department||Snow Hill||Third Wednesday of the month 1-2:00pm||410-632-0056|
|AGH Support Groups||St Paul's United Methodist Church, Berlin||First Monday of the month 6-7:00pm||410-641-9703|
|Ocean Pines Library||First Wednesday of the month 7-8pm||
For Additional Medication Assistance:
The Partnership For Prescription Assistance- Helps qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them.
MEDBANK- Provides prescription medications for chronically ill, low income, underinsured/uninsured Maryland residents.
Home Bound Patients with Diabetes:
For patients with diabetes who are house-bound, Medicare and private insurance (in most cases) allow a home health nurse to do diabetes management teaching in the home.