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Diabetes, Heart Disease, and LGBTQIA+ Populations

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Value-Based Health Care Transformation

Keywords: Chronic Diseases and Care, LGBTQ.

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Dr. Alex Gonzalez of Fenway Health  and Katherine Overton of the American Heart Association discuss diabetes and heart disease in LGBTQIA+ populations.

Resource Details: This webinar covers issues around social determinants of health that make sexual and gender minorities more likely to have diabetes, and discusses tools for managing diabetes in special populations, such as the American Heart Association’s “Know Diabetes by Heart” initiative.

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 $6,625,000 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.