The diabetes team at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. including our diabetes educators.
The Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center offers individualized treatment to adult patients who have type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes.
We are proud to be recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 hospital rankings as high performing in Diabetes and Endocrinology. This recognition highlights the quality of our services.
Diabetes affects nearly 29.1 million people, 9.3% of the U.S. population, according to the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Our diabetes educators strive to help people with diabetes and related chronic problems reach their optimal health and wellness.
Do you have a first-time appointment? Fill out your patient forms and see parking information to help it go smoothly. View meal planning tips before you meet with a dietitian.
A doctor's order is needed to schedule an appointment. A doctor's order, or prescription, indicates the diagnosis and the service that needs to be provided, such as type 2 diabetes and the Diabetes Self-Management Program. This is different from a referral that your insurance company may require.
If you have diabetes, you are not alone. An estimated 29 million Americans live with diabetes and an additional 86 million have prediabetes. You can learn the skills you need to manage your diabetes and live a full and active live. This program will teach you skills to manage your diabetes and meet the goals set by you, your doctor, and your healthcare team.
Experienced certified diabetes educators, including a registered dietitian and registered nurse, teach the program. Certified diabetes educators are health professionals with advanced training in the area of diabetes care.
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center’s diabetes self-management education program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for offering high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment.
What does the Education Program cover?
Family members are always welcome and encouraged to attend. An order from the primary care provider is needed to schedule an appointment.
To learn more about diabetes, visit diabetes.org.
See our diabetes educators featured in news stories, including:
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
9000 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237
Have your first appointment? Fill out your patient forms:
The Diabetes Support Group is open for all people with diabetes and those who support them.