Maryland Diabetes Profile
Diagnosed diabetes is prevalent across all 50 states and Washington, DC. People with diabetes are at high risk of heart disease, stroke, and other serious complications, such as kidney failure, blindness, and amputation of a toe, foot, or leg. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) focuses on preventing type 2 diabetes, reducing diabetes complications and disability, and reducing diabetes-related disparities, which are differences in health across geographic, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.
Fiscal Year 2022 Funding
Total Diabetes Cases (Prevalence)
New Diabetes Cases (Incidence)
- The Maryland Department of Health partnered with three local health departments to implement an interim value-based payment model to increase the National DPP lifestyle change program delivery options in underserved areas.
- The Maryland Department of Health partnered with the Cecil County Health Department to1 improve communication between the healthcare practices and a community pharmacist and modified their electronic health records to identify and refer patients for medication therapy management support to pharmacy practices.