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It takes a team to manage a condition as complex as diabetes.
That's why at the University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology (UMCDE) we take collaborative approach, pairing high quality medical care with comprehensive education.
Our program is carefully designed to help adults and children with diabetes — Type 1, Type 2 and other forms, including gestational — take charge of their own health. Our team also sees patients with a range of other endocrine conditions at our Baltimore location.
Because complications from diabetes can cause a whole host of other issues, we ensure that our patients have access to the expertise of physicians throughout University of Maryland, including those specializing in:
An integral part of living well with diabetes is everyday self-management, and education is the key to that. Because the disease changes over the course of a lifetime and new technologies to help manage it are constantly emerging, diabetes education is an ongoing process.
Our approach is based on a team of experts who know all about the physical, mental and emotional demands of diabetes and endocrine disorders.
Our board-certified endocrinologists, podiatrists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, certified diabetes nurse educators, nutritionists and other providers can help you enjoy a better quality of life through careful planning, monitoring and management.
Our services include:
- Onsite A1c testing with results during visit
- Complication screening, prevention and treatment
- Diabetes medications management
- Management of insulin pump therapy and/or continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)
- Weight management and nutritional counseling
- Pre-pregnancy and gestational diabetes management
- Foot care
- Smoking cessation assistance
- Management of rare and atypical forms of diabetes
Caring for You at University of Maryland
In addition to the the services offered through UMCDE, as a top academic medical center, we can provide patients access to related specialized services. These include:
- Pancreas transplant
- Kidney transplant
- Dialysis and dialysis access
- Bariatric surgery
- Clinical trials
Our physicians have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes, and our education program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting its national standards.