Maryland's Health Matters
Thank you for reading the latest issue of Maryland’s Health Matters! At UMMC Midtown Campus, we are committed to giving you and your family the information you need to live healthfully. Use the links below to explore some of our news, events, services and teams that were mentioned in our magazine:
Can Sugar Substitutes Cause Type 2 Diabetes? (page 4)
At the University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology (UM CDE) our multidisciplinary team of experts provide diagnosis, treatment and long-term care for children and adults living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and endocrine disorders. To make an appointment at UM CDE, call 443-682-6800.
What You Should Know About Fevers in Children (page 5)
Not all fevers can be prevented, but maintaining your children’s health is key to keep symptoms from worsening. In the video below, Dr. Adam Spanier, Medical Director at UM Pediatrics at Midtown (UM PAM) explains how tell if a child has a fever, and how to take a child's temperature accurately.
Located at 300 Armory Place, Baltimore, to make an appointment at UM PAM, please call 410-225-8780. Learn more about UM PAM.
Cover Story: Expert HIV and Hepatitis C Care (pages 6 – 9)
At the University of Maryland Center for Infectious Disease (UM CID), we provide HIV and Hepatitis C prevention and treatment for the West Baltimore Community. A multidisciplinary team of experienced providers including infectious disease specialists, psychiatrists, pharmacists, social workers, substance abuse counselors and dietitians, collaborate daily on patient treatment plans to ensure patients receive comprehensive, high-quality care that positions them for long-term success.
The center is a trusted partner of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine as the center comprises IHV faculty and partners with programs including the JACQUES Initiative, an outreach program that changes lives, engages communities and supports health systems affected by HIV and hepatitis C.
To schedule an HIV or Hepatitis C appointment, call the main clinic number at 410-225-8369. Learn more about UM CID.
Breathe Deep (page 16)
Having respiratory problems? Our pulmonary disease specialists at the University of Maryland Center for Pulmonary Health can help. Watch our virtual tour below to learn more about our services and what you can expect at your first visit.
To schedule an appointment at the UM Center for Pulmonary Health, please call 410-328-8141. Learn more about UM Center for Pulmonary Health.