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Coping Skills Training Helps Adolescents Improve Quality of Life and Ability to Manage Their Diabetes 8/27/2014
A coping skills training program for adolescents with type 1 diabetes teaches communication and social problem-solving skills, leading to better disease management skills and blood glucose control.
Culturally Competent Self-Management Program Increases Confidence and Knowledge for African Americans With or at Risk for Diabetes 8/27/2014
The Center for African American Health Focus on Diabetes project offered a culturally competent diabetes self-management course and related services to people with or at risk for diabetes and their caregivers.
Archived Nurse-Led Visits and Care Coordination Promote Self-Care and Improve the Health of Diabetic Adults With Severe Mental Illness 8/27/2014
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.
Statewide Screening of Fifth Graders Leads to Identification and Treatment of Those With Genetic Predisposition to Early-Onset Heart Disease 8/27/2014
Screening of fifth graders in West Virginia identifies those with a genetic predisposition that can lead to early onset of heart disease and other health risks, with those identified (and their family members) receiving treatment for the condition. The program has screened 100,000 fifth graders and secured treatment for the vast majority of those identified as being at risk.
Archived Telemedicine-Based Eye Examinations Enhance Access, Reduce Costs, and Increase Satisfaction for Low-Income and Minority Patients with Diabetes 8/27/2014
A federally qualified health center serving primarily low-income, minority patients offers telemedicine-based retinal screening as part of a comprehensive annual visit for patients with diabetes, leading to enhanced access to screening, lower costs, and higher patient satisfaction.
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4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes. For Life. 8/27/2014
This booklet for consumers provides four steps to help diabetic patients manage their diabetes and live a long and active life.
High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need to Know 8/27/2014
This fact sheet explains the risks of having a high blood cholesterol level and provides guidance on lowering high blood cholesterol.
2010 National Healthcare Disparities Report 8/13/2014
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time.
2010 National Healthcare Quality Report 8/13/2014
The key function of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is to summarize the state of health care quality for the nation and report on progress and opportunities for improving health care quality, as mandated by the U.S. Congress.
2013 National Healthcare Disparities Report 7/30/2014
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time.

Last updated: August 27, 2014.