Jim Naessens

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This pilot project was designed to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of an adaptation of the chronic care model applied to uninsured patients in a free medical clinic staffed by volunteer physicians. Of the 149 enrolled patients, 117 had hypertension, 91 had diabetes, and 51 had hyperlipidemia. Patients were enrolled in a chronic disease registry(More)
Twenty-three large employers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area formed the business health care action coalition group (BHCAC) to obtain medical care for their employees and families. Requirements of BHCAC included: 1) detailed reporting of outcomes of both preventive and standard health care, 2) development and successful implementation of practice(More)
Diagnosis and control of dourine is strongly based on serological evidence, but knowledge of the humoral response of horses during infection is limited. In this study we developed a chemiluminescent immunoblotting (cIB) assay to characterise the Trypanosoma equiperdum antigen pattern recognised by IgGs from naturally or experimentally dourine-infected(More)
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