You Can Live Well With Diabetes, Let Us Help You
Who We Are
Diabetes Self Care Management Institute (DSCMI) in Hyattsville, Maryland has been in business since 2014. Our company started as a diabetes education and volunteer education program. Today, our unique one-stop shop offers cutting-edge, individualized diabetes management and evidence-based diabetes education in one place.
We take pride in being the leading comprehensive diabetes center in the area. Our team works in concert with patients’ medical providers to close the loop in their diabetes care. The endocrinology services we offer are geared to improve access to specialty care for all diabetes patients.
About Marjorie Madikoto, CFNP, MSA, CDE, BSN, RN
Diabetes Specialist and Program Director
“There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Learning how to self-manage your diabetes will help you control it.”
Marjorie is a family nurse practitioner and certified diabetes educator. As the CEO and founder of the Diabetes Self Care Management Institute, she advocates for people with diabetes to live well.
Aside from being a diabetes specialist, Marjorie is a highly skilled registered nurse with more than 20 years of diverse clinical experience. She has been a mentor and trainer to fellow nurses, nursing students, and those aspiring to become a certified diabetes educator.
Marjorie was awarded for her consistently delivering outstanding patient care and recognized as one of the 100 Extra Ordinary Nurses in 1997. She currently serves as co-chair for education of the Maryland Association for Diabetes Educators.
Her other affiliations include the community advocacy with the American Diabetes Association, the Juvenile Diabetic Research Foundation, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP). She is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Sigma Theta Tau International, South African Association of Nurses, and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
The name DSCMI is rooted in the works of our program director’s parents. Daisy Madikoto, a community health nurse, and Cele Madikoto, a high school teacher. Both parents made lasting changes in the communities that were deprived of bare necessities. They inspired their children to give back to society by supporting the well-being and growth of its people.
What Sets Her Apart
She uses a comprehensive, holistic care model to treat patients as a whole.
She develops individualized treatment plans based on where the patient is at.
She initiates medication regimens to suit the patient’s unique circumstances.
She provides close follow-up needed for safety and optimization of care.
She communicates with other medical providers to make sure that the best practice and care are made available to patients.
She makes voluntary community efforts to promote evidence-based diabetes education.