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Diabetes Wellness Center


Description

The Diabetes Wellness Center Web site, developed by the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), is an online resource for people who have been diagnosed with diabetes. The site provides tools and tips to help diabetes patients become active partners in their care management.

Resources include:
  • Advice from clinicians
  • Patient success stories
  • Healthy eating and exercise tips
  • Access to free blood monitors
  • Downloadable forms to help patients monitor their condition

The Web site also offers information about support groups and diabetes wellness classes available in the health system's 11 acute care public hospitals.

Users can sign up to get e-mail alerts about diabetes tips, free offers, new recipes, and advice from diabetes experts.

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/diabetes/html/home/home.shtml

Developer

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation

Funding Sources

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Review Date: 2011
  • Original Summary: 02/2011
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QualityTool Classification
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Last updated: June 08, 2011.