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={A. Philis-Tsimikas and Chris Walker and L. Rivard and G. Talavera and J. Reimann and M. Salmon and Rachel A. Araujo},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          110-5
        }
}
  • A. Philis-Tsimikas, Chris Walker, +4 authors Rachel A. Araujo
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes care
  • 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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