Mid Shore Diabetes Action Plan

The Mid Shore adopted the goals and objectives from Maryland's Diabetes Action Plan. Workgroups are meeting to develop a plan for the Mid Shore with strategies, activities, and a timeline for implementation. Check back in the Fall of 2021 for the full plan, or contact us to get involved.

Woman Walking Outdoors

Goal:

By 2024, 32 percent of Mid Shore adults will be of healthy weight.

Objectives:

  1. Increase access to healthy nutrition

  2. Achieve and maintain recommended physical activity levels for all Mid Shore residents.

People at a Healthy Weight
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Goal:

By 2024, maintain the percentage of adults with a BMI >25 at 66.5 percent; and reduce by 10 percent the BMI >85th percentile in high school students.

Objectives:

  1. Improve clinical care services for overweight and obese children and adults.

  2. Improve the availability of healthy lifestyle options for overweight and obese children and adults.

Overweight and Obesity
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Goal:

By 2024, increase the prevalence of Mid Shore adults who know their prediabetes status by 30 percent.

Objectives:

  1. Improve prediabetes outcomes and reduce risk of diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.

  2. Improve clinical care services for overweight and obese children and adults.

People with
prediabetes and diabetes
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Goal:

By 2024, reduce the age-adjusted diabetes mortality by 5 percent.

Objectives:

  1. Improve the use of standardized quality of care for people with diabetes at all levels of the health care system by increasing the number of health systems that utilize the chronic care model (CCM) framework.

  2. Reduce the number of hospitalizations and emergency department visits each by 5 percent for people with diabetes.

People with  diabetes