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Addressing Barriers to Diabetes Management for Residents of Public Housing

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Quality Improvement, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Health Equity, Population Health, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships.

Keywords: Access to Care, Chronic Diseases and Care, Nutrition, Obesity, Planning, Policies and Procedures, Prevention, Residents of Public Housing.

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

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

Language(s): English

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

Resource Summary: This Facebook Live session reviewed behavioral interventions that incorporate promising practices for public housing residents to manage diabetes and its complications.

Resource Details: Public housing residents have worse health than the general population including chronic diseases such as diabetes. Knowledge of which specific populations within public housing residents have chronic conditions is essential for health centers to implement efficient health promotion programs. In additions, adults living in communities with limited access to healthy foods or safe places to exercise can be at an increased risk for diabetes complications.

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.