Margie Hackett, Transition Guide Nurse Manager at Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, leads a discussion focused on diabetes:

– What do to if you are diagnosed?

– How to understand how to manage your diabetes?

– Resources available in the community.

In the 35 years she has been employed there, Hackett has had several roles in helping patients manage their chronic health issues at home, navigate the health system, understand their medications, and learn self-management for their health condition. Hackett is a member of the hospital’s patient education workgroup and is actively involved with Nexus Montgomery, a collaborative including all 6 Montgomery County Hospitals. She has a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland and is Board Certified in Gerontology by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Hackett is a Board Member for the MD Chapter American Case Management Association.