Baltimore, Maryland

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For the nearly 400,000 people in Maryland living with diabetes and the nearly 1.2 million people with prediabetes who are at risk of developing diabetes, the American Diabetes Association works tirelessly every day to provide valuable resources, while moving us closer to a cure.

Contact us to learn more about our programs and events that promote a healthier community.


Program Info

Live Empowered

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The Live Empowered Program is the American Diabetes Association targeted approach to increasing awareness about the seriousness of diabetes, prevention and wellness in the African-American community. Project POWER is a faith-based initiative featuring Diabetes Day and workshops on diabetes education and wellness for the church and community. Your Diabetes Total Wellness Adult Toolkit is a community-based program with a holistic approach to diabetes management. Choose to Live-Sisters Strong Together is targeted specifically for women regarding the link between diabetes, heart disease and other related health issues.

For more information, please contact Tyrone Qualls at 410-265-0075 ext. 4679 or at

Family Link Ambassador

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The Family Link Ambassador Program works to connect young adults living with type 1 diabetes to you and your family! Although they are not medical professionals, our Family Link Ambassadors are living with type 1 diabetes and can answer questions about their personal experience growing up with diabetes.

For more information, or to get connected to a Family Link Ambassador in your area, please contact Julie Frieman at 410-265-0075 ext. 4677 or at

Volunteer Center

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We welcome your help.

Your involvement as an American Diabetes Association volunteer — whether on a local or national level — will help us expand our community outreach and impact, inspire healthy living, intensify our advocacy efforts, raise critical dollars to fund our mission, and uphold our reputation as the moving force and trusted leader in the diabetes community.

Find volunteer opportunities in our area through the Volunteer Center.


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