Implementation of a Prediabetes Risk Test for an Underserved Population in a Federally Qualified Health Center

Journal Article

Consistent screening for prediabetes is imperative to ensure early detection and timely intervention to prevent progression to diabetes. Adopting a standardized approach such as a screening tool can streamline the screening process. This articles describes a quality improvement project conducted at a federally qualified health center to assess whether implementation of the Prediabetes Risk Test improved early detection of prediabetes in an underserved population. Use of the risk test was found to improve detection of prediabetes in this population.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kim, MM; Kreider, KE; Padilla, BI; Lambes, K

Published Date

  • June 2, 2022

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Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1945-4953

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-8929

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2337/cd21-0057

Language

  • en