Improvement in diabetes care of underinsured patients enrolled in project dulce: a community-based, culturally appropriate, nurse case management and peer education diabetes care model.

@article{PhilisTsimikas2004ImprovementID,
  title={Improvement in diabetes care of underinsured patients enrolled in project dulce: a community-based, culturally appropriate, nurse case management and peer education diabetes care model.},
  author={Athena Philis-Tsimikas and Chris Walker and Lisa M Rivard and Gregory T Talavera and Joachim O. F. Reimann and Michelle Salmon and Rachel A. Araujo},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={110-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To improve clinical diabetes care, patient knowledge, and treatment satisfaction and to reduce health-adverse culture-based beliefs in underserved and underinsured populations with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 153 high-risk patients with diabetes recruited from six community clinic sites in San Diego County, California were enrolled in a nurse case management (NCM) and peer education/empowerment group. Baseline and 1-year levels of HbA(1c), lipid parameters… CONTINUE READING

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Wied Table 3—Psychosocial outcomes of Project Dulce Psychosocial measure Participants in PEER education and nurse managed components n† Pretest mean Posttest mean t P DTSQ score

  • MI Harris, KM Flegal, CC Cowie, MS Eberhardt, DE Goldstein, RR Little
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