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A Promising Practice Model for Diabetes Prevention The Program at Su Clinica Familliar

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

Resource Subtopic: Population Health , Health Equity , Diabetes.

Keywords: Agricultural Workers, Access to Care , Comorbidities , Chronic Diseases and Care, Education - Patient.

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Archived Webinar .

Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Secondary Audience: Outreach Staff

Language(s): English

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

Resource Summary: Diabetes is an epidemic and a true problem across the United States. Participation in a Diabetes Prevention Program can be very beneficial in enhancing a patient’s understanding of diabetes, while learning about the critical components of lifestyle changes that may prevent it. In this webinar, Su Clinica Familiar in South Texas will share a road map to the American Diabetes Association 1705 Program, based on the one implemented at their health center. This will serve as a Promising Practice Model for other community healthcare centers that may be interested in incorporating a similar Diabetes Prevention Program. In addition to highlighting the details of the program at Su Clinica, the presentation will include a discussion on the partnerships, barriers, challenges, and successes of implementing it. Presented by Lino Zamora, Marlen Chavarin-Andrews, and Dr. Elena Marin.

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