Diabetes Resources

General Information
Paying for Diabetes Care
Amputation
Eye Health
Kidney Disease
Foot Care
Oral Health
Smoking
News and Research

 

General Information


Information on health promotion, diabetes, prediabetes, disease prevention and treatment strategies. 

Information and evidence-based tools for health professionals

Information on diabetes, diabetes care, diet, exercise, research.
1-888-DIABETES (342-2383)  

Information about the care and self-management skills needed to manage diabetes and prevent the life-threatening complications.  Offers free diabetes ID necklace.

Materials prevention of diabetes and promoting better diabetes care, information for health care professionals, businesses, schools, and communities.

Information about implementing workplace wellness programs to improve employee health and lower health care and lost productivity loss

Information for families, teens, and schools.

Research and publications, diabetes management information, and tips and support for parents

Information about diabetes; find a diabetes educator in your area; AADE member information. For health care professionals, there is continuing education information; advocacy; career network.

Provides information for members, the public, and students. Provides help in finding a dietitian.

Medical identification services.

Paying for Diabetes Care

Information from National Institutes of Health about financial help for diabetes care

Online booklet about what Medicare covers for diabetes care. 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227 or 1-877-486-2048 for TTY users)

Interactive website to type in an item, services, or test to see if it is covered by Medicare.

Information and Assistance for seniors and adults with disabilities.

Access to Patient Assistance Programs that provide help for health care professionals and patients to find free or low-cost medications.

Access to Patient Assistance Programs to help people without prescription drug coverage to get medications free or at low-cost.

Amputation

Peer counseling; information; support groups; locate a rehab centers in your area.

Eye Health

Information on eye health, disease conditions and treatment. 

Educational programs and free materials regarding eye health, disease and treatment.

Evaluation services, treatment and rehabilitation.
410-955-0580

Kidney Disease

Information about diabetes to people with diabetes, their families, and to health care professionals, including research and funding opportunities.
 

Oral Health

Information about mouth care and how to prevent and manage gum disease.
 
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Information from DHMH about diabetes and oral health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information from the CDC on smoking, gum disease, and tooth loss
 

Smoking

Information about smoking as a cause of diabetes and related complications
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information from the CDC on smoking, gum disease, and tooth loss
 

News and Research

Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or Metformin
Landmark study showing reduction of incidence of type 2 diabetes with lifestyle intervention or Metformin
 
Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the Community: The DEPOY Pilot Study
An evaluation of the group-based Diabetes Prevention Program in partnerships with the YMCA
 
Results of a national longitudinal study of CDSMP (aka Living Well) and it potential for helping to achieve the triple aims of health care reform
 
USPSTF Diabetes Screening Recommendation
Diabetes screening recommendation from October 2015