IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH. LOWER YOUR RISK. FEEL BETTER.
PreventionLink is a revolutionary program to help you prevent chronic diseases and better manage your health if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol. Best of all, it’s free to Southern Maryland residents.
Why should I enroll in PreventionLink?
Studies show people living with chronic diseases enrolled in programs like PreventionLink improved their overall well-being.
Not only have participants reduced their chances of developing chronic diseases, such as heart disease, kidney disease, and nerve damage, they’ve also reduced the number of times they have had to go to the emergency room or be hospitalized.
Many participants in these programs have reported the following:
- Weight loss
- Added healthy eating habits
- Better overall physical fitness
- Improved mobility with regular exercise
They simply feel better.
The PreventionLink team wants our participants to not only feel better but also to live happier and healthier lives.
Our dedicated team of clinicians and experts have designed virtual and in-person peer-supported programs that leverage state-of-the-art tools to effectively help you prevent or control chronic disease.
Explore our programs below:
In-depth and innovative programs to improve cardiovascular health are available for people with cardiovascular disease or following a cardiac-related event or procedure.
People interested in lowering their cholesterol and reducing their cardiovascular risk may benefit from these programs:
If you have prediabetes or are diabetic, one of these programs may be right for you:
- National Diabetes Prevention Program (live participation)
- Telehealth National Diabetes Prevention Program
- Telehealth National Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
How to Enroll in PreventionLink
Enrolling in PreventionLink is easy.
Working closely with a variety of healthcare providers, PreventionLink’s mission is to link participants with the right kind of care and programs, and to advise them on how to live a longer and healthier life.
- Ask your doctor for a referral.
- Your doctor will determine your eligibility and refer you to the PreventionLink that fits your needs.
- PreventionLink connects you to our lifestyle coaches, certified health educators, and community health workers.
What if I don’t have a primary care doctor?
No problem! Fill out a form to speak with one of our PreventionLink staff or community health workers to determine your eligibility.
What are the requirements to participate in the program?
For the best, most successful outcome, PreventionLink expects all enrolled participants to attend and participate in all sessions.
PreventionLink can help transform your well-being. Get started today.