(Test) Welcome to AAHP’s dMeetings Diabetes Education course!
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The AAHP Diabetes Team welcomes each resident of Montgomery County as both a participant in this course and partner in our mission to end disparities. We are here to enhance your learning experience and support you on your journey to better health.
dMeetings is offered to help people better manage their diabetes and reduce the higher rates of diabetes complications in the Black community. Nationally, African Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than Whites. They have 4 times more kidney disease and amputations. (Check this) In Montgomery County MD, diabetes rates are 4 to 6 times higher for Blacks compared to Caucasians in some of our cities and the rate of ER visits due to uncontrolled diabetes is 5 times higher.