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Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action


This 162-page resource guide is designed to help States assess their quality of diabetes care and fashion quality improvement strategies suited to State conditions.

This resource guide is divided into six modules:

  • Module 1: Background (making the case for diabetes care quality improvement)
  • Module 2: Data (understanding the foundation of quality improvement)
  • Module 3: Information (interpreting State estimates of diabetes quality)
  • Module 4: Action (learning from activities currently underway)
  • Module 5: Improvement (developing a strategy for diabetes quality improvement)
  • Module 6: The way forward (promoting quality improvement in the States)

The resource guide also includes an extensive reference list and eight appendixes.


The Council of State Governments; The Medstat Group, Inc.

Funding Sources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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  • Release Date: 09/2004
  • Original Summary: 01/2005
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Last updated: October 09, 2013.