Medicaid Plan Offers Diabetic Patients Access to Fitness Facilities and Coaching, Leading to Weight Loss and Improvements in Cholesterol and Blood Glucose
Medicaid managed care enrollees with type 2 diabetes receive free access to YMCA facilities and have regular meetings with nurses, dietitians, and personal trainers that focus on diet, exercise, and other aspects of disease self-management, leading to weight loss and improvements in body mass index, cholesterol, and blood glucose control.
Interactive, Web-Based Educational Program Enhances Knowledge, Attitudes, and Health Outcomes in Individuals With Diabetes
An integrated health system offered a customized suite of interactive, Web-based education and tools to individuals with diabetes, leading to high levels of engagement, enhanced knowledge and attitudes about the disease, and improvements in hemoglobin A1c levels.
Comprehensive School-Based Program Increases Positive Health Behaviors and Reduces Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Among Mexican-American and Other At-Risk Youth
The Bienestar Health Program is a comprehensive and culturally competent school-based behavior modification program intended to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes among Mexican-American and other at-risk youth.
Clinics Offer Culturally Tailored Diabetes Education and Culturally Appropriate Care to Ethiopian Patients, Leading to More Engagement, Better Outcomes, and Reduction of Health Disparities
A large health plan offered a 6-month program featuring culturally tailored educational classes and materials and the integration of culturally sensitive approaches into everyday care, leading to increased cultural sensitivity among staff, more engaged patients, and better health outcomes, and contributing (along with other programs) to the elimination of racial disparities.
Nurse-Led Visits and Care Coordination Promote Self-Care and Improve the Health of Diabetic Adults With Severe Mental Illness
Psychiatric nurses work intensively with diabetic adults with severe mental illness over a 16-visit intervention to empower them to manage their diabetes more effectively.
Road to Health Toolkit Evaluation Guide
This toolkit for community health workers, diabetes educators, and health educators presents easy-to-use tools for collecting key pieces of data in evaluations.
Road to Health Toolkit Training Guide
The Road to Health Training Guide is designed for people who develop or offer train-the-trainer workshops and for community health workers who work with people who are Hispanic/Latino or African American/African ancestry.
Diabetes Education Toolkit
This toolkit, for people with psychiatric disabilities and their physicians and caregivers, provides information to help them understand and manage their diabetes or prediabetic condition.
Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your Game Plan to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Information for Patients
This Small Steps. Big Rewards. GAME PLAN kit describes the steps that consumers can take to prevent diabetes and live a longer, healthier life.
Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Health Care Provider's Toolkit
This toolkit provides the latest evidence-based tools and techniques to help physicians start their own personalized diabetes prevention program. The 32-page toolkit includes a decision pathway to diagnose and treat pre-diabetes, proven strategies to counsel and motivate patients, and copier-ready patient education handouts.