Applying the community health worker model to diabetes management: using mixed methods to assess implementation and effectiveness.

@article{Cherrington2008ApplyingTC,
  title={Applying the community health worker model to diabetes management: using mixed methods to assess implementation and effectiveness.},
  author={Andrea L. Cherrington and Guadalupe Xochitl Ayala and Halle R. Amick and Isabel Cristina Scarinci and Jeroan J. Allison and Giselle Corbie-Smith},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={1044-59}
}
INTRODUCTION The community health worker (CHW) model is a popular method for reaching vulnerable populations with diabetes. This study assessed implementation and effectiveness of the model within diabetes programs. METHODS Four databases were searched to identify diabetes programs implementing the CHW model. Corresponding articles were reviewed and semi… CONTINUE READING