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PreventionLink of Southern Maryland

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PreventionLink is a cost-effective and patient-focused program that offers innovative healthcare solutions to County residents. We are revolutionizing how patients with chronic diseases experience healthcare. Leveraging cutting-edge innovation and technology, the program directly connects individuals with illnesses like diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease to medical professionals who can help them on their health journey!

We are transforming patient-centered care with technology. Together with our partners, PreventionLink uses a technology-based, patient-centered teamwork approach to improve healthcare outcomes. We don’t just talk about better outcomes— we make them happen for participants.

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Our Five-Year Plan

PreventionLink of Southern Maryland has a five-year plan to identify and improve the quality of life for residents at risk of or living with a chronic condition and living in underserved communities by providing easier access and affordable solutions to good healthcare.

PreventionLink Goals

  • Preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes among at-risk individuals
  • Helping participants get their A1C (blood sugar) levels to a healthy range to reduce their risk of heart disease and other complications such as nerve damage and vision problems

Read more about our long-term goals.

Patient Support

We support patients with:

  • A strong clinical and community support system. Working with local healthcare providers and backed by a network of community health workers, PreventionLink removes known barriers to care, such as access, affordability, transportation, and financial and social support.
  • Free and low-cost options. We are leading the way in healthcare by providing participants with free or low-cost options and greater access to essential healthcare services.
  • Healthcare access using technology.

Programs

National Diabetes Prevention Program

The Telehealth National Diabetes Prevention Program is a forward-thinking lifestyle change program focusing on life skills, exercise, nutrition, and health education to help participants prevent diabetes. It is tailored to the unique needs of people at high risk of developing diabetes. There is an in-person and virtual version of this program.

Learn More (In-Person Program)

Learn More (Virtual Program)

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Telehealth Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

Following an evidence-based curriculum, the Telehealth National Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) program empowers participants living with Type 2 diabetes to successfully self-manage their diabetes. A certified diabetes care and education specialist and other licensed health professionals lead live, interactive classes.

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Join as a Participant

People living with a chronic medical condition or are at risk for diabetes are invited to participate in the program.

Ask your healthcare provider about PreventionLink or complete our Participant Interest form to participate. 

If your provider does not yet participate in PreventionLink, email PreventionLink@co.pg.md.us. One of our representatives will reach out. 

Become a Participant

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Join as a Provider

We are committed to improving health outcomes for people with chronic conditions in Prince George’s County and the State of Maryland. We are looking for providers who share our goal of reducing the burden of diabetes, hypertension, hospitalizations, and emergency room visits in our underserved communities.

Join us in promoting healthy living and improving health outcomes for people with chronic diseases. 

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