Diabetes Self-management Quality Improvement Initiative for Medically Underserved Patients.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The burden of diabetes is greater for minorities and medically underserved populations in the United States. An evidence-based provider-delivered diabetes self-management education intervention was implemented in a federally qualified health center for medically underserved adult patients with type 2 diabetes. The findings provide support for the efficacy of the intervention on improvement in self-management behaviors and glycemic control among underserved patients with diabetes, while not substantially changing provider visit time or workload.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Seol, H; Thompson, M; Kreider, KE; Vorderstrasse, A

Published Date

  • July 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 272 - 279

PubMed ID

  • 27875381

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-5065

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1057-3631

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/ncq.0000000000000243


  • eng