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Improving Diabetes Management in Primary Care
Building Community Linkages to Address the Diabetes Epidemic, Exercise and Weight Control

Resource Topic: Diabetes, Clinical Issues

Year Developed: 2017

Resource Type: Meeting Notes

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: National Center for Health in Public Housing (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: Past efforts describing clinical and community linkages have laid important strategies to develop prevention programs and exploring specific types of clinical and community partnerships targeted to the improvement of health services for diabetic patients. Several important initiatives have attempted to demonstrate the potential for clinical and community linkages and describe the barriers and the solutions to these barriers. The Chronic Care Model acknowledges the importance of linkages with the community for peer support, care coordination, and community-based interventions. Community-practice partnerships are important with elders, low-income, and underserved populations. This Learning Collaborative explores Health Center community addresses the diabetes epidemic.

Resource Details: Learning Collaborative Summary Report

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.