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Local Support GroupsPlease 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 this event. This website notice has been provided for informational purposes and is not intended as an endorsement for any of the following programs.
George Washinton University
Diabetes Education Classes
Location: 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037
More Information: Contact Mary Ellen Wolf, RN, CDE at 202-741-3333.
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Location: 5255 Loughboro Rd., Washington, DC 20016
More Information: 202-537-4145
Location: 2041 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20060
More Information: 202-865-1824
Location: 1150 Varnum Street, Washington, DC 20017
More Information: 202-269-7650
MEDSTAR Diabetes Institute & Outpatient Program
Location: Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street, EB 4130, Washington, DC 20010
More Information: 202-877-7772
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Join for a group meeting for parents of children diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes.
Location: 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, MD
When: 2nd Tuesday of each month (Will not meet in June, July and August). During the winter months, they will follow Anne Arundel County’s snow closure policies.
More Information: Contact Ruthellen Sheldon at 410-729-5595 or ruthellen_Sheldon@comcast.net.
Currently a pump support group, but may start a group for children in the near future. Also offers a two-day diabetes educational program that is multidisciplinary and is covered by insurance.
More Information: Contact Beverly Press, Psychologist, Director of Outpatient Services at 301-896-2106.
Clinton – Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Educational Programs, Support Groups & additional Outpatient Services.
More Information: 301-877-5560
Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) Wellness Center located in the Francis Scott Key Mall
Support group for parents of children with type 1, and others with a connection to type 1 are welcome.
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday each month.
More Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
Teens with Diabetes and Parents Night
Monthly meetings for teens with diabetes and their parents. Come meet and socialize with other teens and their families and learn a thing or two about how to handle diabetes! Meetings are lead by staff from Shady Grove that includes a Child Life Specialist, Certified Diabetes Nurse Educators, and a Nutritionist as well as an independent licensed Social Worker, and a teen facilitator. Future plans include guest speakers on various related topics and “field trips” to fun places! The meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month in the Hospital’s Sycamore conference room located in the main lobby.
More Information: www.adventisthealthcare.com or 240-826-7228.
Living with Diabetes – Support Group Meetings
Location: Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD-Education Center of First Floor
More Information: Contact Linda Henderson at 301-754-7448 or email@example.com.
Battlefield High School
A support group in Prince William County sponsored by the PWC Public Schools.
Location: 1500 Graduation Drive, Haymarket, VA
More Information: Contact Tammy Comer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-670-4800 (w) / 703- 583-8739 (h)
Inova Fair Oaks Diabetes Center
Patient led support group, educational speakers.
Location: 3700 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, Va
When: 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
More Information: 703-391-3746
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