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
School-Based Health Alliance
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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.