Support Groups

Please be advised that the following support groups are not associated with the American Diabetes Association (except where noted). The American Diabetes Association has not participated in organizing or planning these events. Therefore, the American Diabetes Association is not responsible for this event and the content discussed and does not assume any responsibility whatsoever for the event. This website notice has been provided for informational purposes and is not intended as an endorsement for any of the following programs.

Anne Arundel County Type 1 Support Group
Where: Anne Arundel Medical Center – Belcher Pavilion
Meets: Monthly September to May
Contact: Ruthellen Sheldon at 410-729-5595 or Ruthellen_Sheldon@comcast.net

Diabetes Learning Place
Where: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard, Baltimore, MD
Meets: Every other month
Contact: 410-404-7863

Eastern Shore Type 1 Support Group
Where: Ruthsburg Community Center, 105 Damsontown Road, Centreville, MD
Meets: Monthly
Contact: Jennifer Holdgreve at 410-758-1045 or holdgreve@gmail.com

Franklin Square Hospital
Where: Crawford Conference Center
Meets: Monthly
Contact: 443-777-7900

GBMC
Where: PPE Conference Center
Meets: Every other month
Contact: 443-849-2036

Good Samaritan Medical Center
Where: 6565 North Charles Street, PPE Conference Center
Meets: Twice a year
Contact: 443-849-2036

Howard County Hospital Wellness Center - Adult Type 1 Group
Meets: Monthly 
Contact: Judy Haxton at 301-490-0029 or jhaxton@aol.com

Howard County Type 1 Support Group
Where: First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9325 Presbyterian Circle, Columbia, MD
Meets: Monthly
Contact: Monta and Wade Whitney at 410-740-7378

Johns Hopkins Pump Support Group
Meets: Monthly call for exact times and locations
Contact: Susan Renda, CRNP, CDE at 410-955-7140

Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Doctor's Community Hospital
Where: Lanham, Maryland
Meets: Monthly
Contact: 301-552-8661

Pump Support Group on the Eastern Shore
Contact: 410-822-1000 ext. 5757

St. Agnes Health Care
Where: Maryland Metabolic Institute
Contact: 410-368-8448

St. Joseph Medical Center - Adult Type 1 Group
Meets: Monthly
Contact: 410-337-1382

Towson Type 1 Support Group
Where: Online
Contact: Tracey Hamelin at 410-321-7266 or tracey_hamelin@yahoo.com

University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Where: 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223, Glen Burnie, MD
Meets: Monthly
Contact: 410-787-4940

University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Midtown
Meets: Monthly
Contact: Kathleen Arkangel at karkangel@umm.edu

University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Memorial Hospital
Where: 219 South Washington Street, Easton, MD
Meets: Monthly
Contact: 410-822-1000 ext. 5757

Endocrinology Center at Mercy Medical Center
Where: 250 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD
Contact: Allison Massey at 410-659-2833 or amassey@mdmercy.com

To report an issue or to have your support group considered for posting on this page, please contact Emily Winter at ewinter@diabetes.org

  • Last Reviewed: April 25, 2014
  • Last Edited: April 27, 2016