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Addressing Diabetes Risk Factors in Elementary School Children Through Community Partnerships

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Quality Improvement

Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Behavioral Health.

Keywords: Adolescents and Youth, Infants, Toddlers, and Children (Pediatrics).

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: General Audience

Language: English

Developed by: School-Based Health Alliance (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Health centers, in collaboration with schools and other community partners, can play a powerful role in performing appropriate screening, prevention, and management of elementary-aged children with obesity and other pre-diabetic indicators. This resource highlights ways health centers (such as federally qualified health centers) can enhance these efforts through school partnerships.

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.