University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
at Shore Health System
the ONLY diabetes specialty clinic on Maryland's Eastern Shore
The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Shore Health System is the only diabetes specialty clinic on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The Center located at Memorial Hospital offers a multidisciplinary program focused on patient education.
The center's medical director is an endocrinologist who is board certified in endocrinology including diabetes and other endocrine disorders such as thyroid, pituitary, adrenal and osteoporosis problems.
Our mission at the University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology is to provide the highest level of comprehensive diabetes care through prevention, treatment, education and research. We serve the people of the Maryland and Delaware region and provide extensive education on all aspects of the disease and self management.
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Medical Director: Kenneth Patrick L. Ligaray, M.D. is board certified in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism. Dr. Ligaray graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago-Advocate Christ Medical Center and his fellowship in endocrinology at Saint Louis University.
Diabetes Education Coordinator and Nurse Certified Diabetes Educator: Cynthia Tucker, BSN, RN, CDE
Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator: Nancy H. Barger, RN, CDE
Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator: Deborah Blood, RD, LDN, CDE
For More Information:
For more information on these programs and classes offered at the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, please call Memorial Hospital: 410-822-1000, ext. 5757.
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