Implementation of management strategies for diabetes and hypertension: from local to global health in cardiovascular diseases.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Diabetes and hypertension are chronic conditions that are growing in prevalence as major causal factors of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The need for chronic-illness surveillance, population-risk management, and successful treatment interventions are crucial for reducing the burden of future CVD. Addressing these problems will require population-risk stratification, task-sharing and -shifting, and community-as well as network-based care. Information technology tools also provide new opportunities for identifying those at risk and for implementing comprehensive approaches to achieving the goal of improved health locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. This article discusses ongoing efforts at one university health center in the implementation of management strategies for diabetes and hypertension at the local, regional, national, and global levels.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bloomfield, GS; Wang, TY; Boulware, LE; Califf, RM; Hernandez, AF; Velazquez, EJ; Peterson, ED; Li, JS

Published Date

  • March 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 31 - 38

PubMed ID

  • 25754564

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4754665

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2211-8179

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.gheart.2014.12.010


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England