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 – Health Services Pavilion
Meets: Monthly
Contact: Ruthellen Sheldon at 410-729-5595 or

Baltimore City Type 1 Support Group
Where: Christ Church Lutheran in the Inner Harbor
Meets: Monthly
Contact: Deb Flavin at 410-961-8493

Diabetes Learning Place
Where: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21218
Meets: Monthly
Contact: 410-404-7863

Eastern Shore Type 1 Support Group
Where: Ruthsburg Community Center, 105 Damsontown Road, Centreville, MD 21617
Meets: Monthly
Contact: Jennifer Holdgreve at 410-758-1045 or

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

Good Samaritan Medical Center
Where: 6565 North Charles Street, PPE Conference Center
Meets: Every other month starting in January
Contact: 443-849-2036

Howard County Type 1 Support Group
Where: First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9325 Presbyterian Circle, Columbia, MD 21045
Meets monthly.
Contact: Monta and Wade Whitney at 410-740-7378

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

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

Towson Type 1 Support Group
Where: Online
Contact: Tracey Hamelin at 410-321-7266 or

University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Where: 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Meets: Monthly
Contact: 410-787-4940

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 21202
Contact: Allison Massey at 410-659-2833 or

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  • Last Reviewed: April 25, 2014
  • Last Edited: March 27, 2015