Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes

News & Events

2014

Presentations

Peek, M.E., Geary, N., Gao, Y., Rowell, D.J., O’Neal, Y., Roberson, T.S., Whyte, J.L., Bergeron, N., & Chin, M.H. (2014, September). Diabetes Empowerment Program: Changes in patient self-confidence, diabetes self-management, and health outcomes. Oral presentation at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL.

Roberson, T.S., Solomon, M.C., O'Neal, Y., Rowell, D. J., Geary, N., Peek, M.E., & Chin, M. (2014, September). Helping communities help themselves: The importance of a collaboration between communities and academic institutions at a farmer's market to provide culturally tailored nutrition and diabetes education. Oral presentation at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL.

Langwell, K., Rogers, M., & Zullo, M. (2014, August). Improving diabetes outcomes through tribal community health workers. Poster presented at Spectrum Health Healthier Communities 7th Annual Community Health Worker Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Peek, M.E. (2014, August). Enhancing shared decision-making among African-Americans with diabetes. Oral presentation at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Langwell, K., Keene, C., Zullo, M., and Ogu, L. (2014, June). A community-clinical partnership for improving diabetes management and outcomes for American Indians. Poster presented at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, CA.

Peek, M.E., Geary, N., Gao, Y., Rowell, D.J., O’Neal, Y., Roberson, T.S., Whyte, J.M., Bergeron, N., & Chin, M.H. (2014, June). Integrating multi-level interventions to improve diabetes care and outcomes. Poster presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Johnson, P., & Nelson, B.W. (2014, May). Assessing the impact of health literacy of health professionals engaged in a diabetes self-management program: The Diabetes for Life Project. Poster presented at the Institute for Healthcare Advancement 13th Annual Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, CA.

Peek, M.E., Geary, N., Gao, Y., Rowell, D.J., O’Neal, Y., Roberson, T.S., Whyte, J.L., Bergeron, N., & Chin, M.H. (2014, April). Diabetes Empowerment Program: Changes in patient self-confidence, diabetes self-management, and health outcomes. Poster presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine 37th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

 

Publications

Chien, A.T., Chin, M.H., Alexander, G.C., Tang, H., & Peek, M.E. (2014). Physician financial incentives and care for the underserved in the United States. American Journal of Managed Care, 20(2), 121-129.

Nundy, S., Lu, C-Y. E., Hoga, P., Mishra, A., & Peek, M.E. (2014). Using patient-generated health data from mobile technologies for diabetes delf-management support: Provider perspectives from an academic medical center. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 8(1), 74–82.

Nundy, S.N., Dick, J., Chou, C., Nocon, R.S., Chin, M.H., & Peek, M.E. (2014). Mobile phone diabetes project led to improved glycemic control and net savings for Chicago Plan participants. Health Affairs, 33(2), 265-272.

Peek, M.E., Ferguson, M., Bergeron, N., Maltby, D., & Chin, M.H. (2014). Integrated community-healthcare diabetes interventions to reduce disparitiesCurrent Diabetes Reports, 14(3), 467.

Raffel, K.E., Goddu, A.P., & Peek, M.E. (2014). "I Kept Coming for the Love": Enhancing the retention of urban African Americans in diabetes educationDiabetes Educator, 40(3), 351-360.

 

Webinars

(2014, September 19). The Power of Communication: Empowering and Engaging Patients as Partners in Managing Care Decisions. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS5zTCAwbUE

 

2013

Presentations

Carter, A., & Cormier, P. (2013, August). Helping hospital super-utilizers: The case study of an Army veteran. Poster presented at the National Association of Community Health Centers' Community Health Institute and Expo, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, P., & Berkley, A. (2013). Issues related to health disparities & its' role in self-management of type 2 diabetes. Poster presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Goddu, A., Roberson, T., Raffel, K., Chin, M., & Peek, M. (2013). Food Rx: Mobilizing outpatient clinics to prescribe healthy food for underserved patients. Poster presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine's 36th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. 

Kaufman, S., Grabowski, F., Ali, N., & Katz, A. (2013). Group diabetes visits to support self-management goals: A model for care in an urban, resource-poor community. Poster presented at the American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL.

Clark, N., Nelson, B., & Quin, M. (2013). Reducing diabetes disparities: Policy change associated with implementation of interventions. Poster presented at the American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, P. (2013). Diabetes conversation maps: Journey to better diabetes education. Poster presented at IHA's 12th Annual Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, CA.

Kane, E., Chavira, C., Collinsworth, A., Schmidt, K., & Snead, C. (2013). Addressing health literacy beyond the clinical encounter: The use of community health workers in diabetes education. Poster presented at IHA's 12th Annual Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, CA.

Lewis, M., Hobbs, C., Kams, S., Burton, J., Brenner, J., Johnson, P., . . . Kamerow, D. (2013). Multilevel interventions can enhance diabetes outcomes: Mid-term results from the alliance to reduce disparities in diabetes. American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. 

Lewis, M., Williams, P., Hobbs, C., Burton, J., Heminger, C., Moultrie, R., . . . Kamerow, D. (2013). Implementing diabetes self-management programs for patients with low literacy: Midterm process evaluation results from the alliance to reduce disparities in diabetes. Poster presented at IHA's 12th Annual Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, CA.

Peek, M., Gao, Y., Goddu, A., Roberson, T., Maltby, D., & Chin, M. (2013). An integrated approach to improving diabetes Care and outcomes on  Chicago’s south side. Poster presented at the American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL.

Peek, M., Goddu, A., Roberson, T., Maltby, D., & Chin, M. (2013). The diabetes empowerment program: Culturally tailoring patient education and communication skills training to empower african-americans with diabetes. Poster presented at IHA's 12th Annual Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, CA. 

 

Publications

Clark, N.M. (2013, April). Data, Diabetes, and Disparities: Two Local Programs Leverage Technology in Innovative Ways to Reduce Healthcare Diaparities. The Legislator, 19-20.

Collinsworth, A.W., Vulimiri, M., Schmidt, K.L., & Snead, C.A. (2013). Effectiveness of a community health worker-led diabetes self-management education program and implications for CHW involvement in care coordination strategiesDiabetes Educator, 39(6), 792-799.

Nundy, S., Dick, J.J., Solomon, M.C., & Peek, M.E. (2013). Developing a behavioral model for mobile phone-based diabetes interventions. Patient Education and Counseling, 90(1),125-32.

 

In the News

Letourneau, R. (2013, March 4). Better Care is the Key to Super-Utilizer CostsHealthLeaders Media. Retrieved from http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/FIN-289756/Better-Care-is-the-Key-to-SuperUtilizer-Costs

Clark, N.M. (2013, January). Connecting National Diabetes Policy and Local Experience Essential to Reduce Diabetes Disparities. Congressional Diabetes Caucus Newsletter. Retrieved from http://www.house.gov/degette/diabetes/docs/Diabetes_Newsletter_January_2013.pdf

Andreacchi, S., & Shine, K. (2013, January 30). Combat ready: Fighting diabetes on Chicago’s South Side. Medill Reports Chicago. Retrieved from http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=214860

Schlesinger, R. (2013, January 24). Program To Fight Diabetes On South Side Touted As Model. WBBM. Retrieved from http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/01/24/program-to-fight-diabetes-on-south-side-touted-as-model/

Stanage, N. (2013, January 23).  An Interview with Noreen Clark. KMOX. Retrieved from http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/01/23/overnight-america-january-23rd-2013-niall-stanage-noreen-clark/

2012

Presentations

Kamerow, D., Brennan, J., Johnson, P., Langwell, K., Peek, M., Walton, J., Lewis, M.A., & Clark, N.M.  (2012, December). Multifocal interventions enhance outcomes and reduce disparities among diverse patient populations. Poster presentation at the 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit, National Harbor, MD.

Vulimiri, M., Collinsworth, A., Snead, C., & Walton, J. (2012, November). Patient and provider perspectives of community-based health promoter-led diabetes intervention. Poster presented at the Sixth Annual Conference on Health Disparities, Little Rock, AR.

Chin, M. (2012, October). A roadmap to reducing racial and ethnic disparities: Evidence based game changing strategies. Keynote address presented at the Kaiser Permanente 35th Annual National Diversity Conference – Diversity Excellence: A 21st Century Game Changer, Long Beach, CA.

Chin, M. (2012, October). Interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care. Paper presented at Diversity Doctor 2012: Remaining Competitive While Reducing Healthcare Disparities and Improving Patient Satisfaction, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Grabowski, F., Kaufman, S., Ali, N., & Kratz, A. (2012, October). An innovative analysis of a citywide approach to diabetes self-management education in Camden, NJ. Poster session presented at the American Diabetes Association's 5th Disparities Partnership Forum, Washington, DC.

Kaufman, S., Ali, N., DeFiglio, V., Turi, J., & Lluz, M. (2012, October). Improving diabetes outcomes for high-utilizing patients in Camden. Poster session presented at the American Diabetes Association's 5th Disparities Partnership Forum, Washington, DC.

Lewis, M.A., Williams, P., Brenner, J., Johnson, P., Langwell, K., Peek, M., Walton, J., Clark, N.M., & Kamerow, D.  (2012, October). Evaluation of multicomponent interventions to enhance outcomes and reduce disparities among diverse patient populations. Poster presented at the 2012 American Diabetes Association 5th Disparities Partnership Forum, Washington, DC.

Bergeron, N., Quinn, M., Goddu, A., Roberson, T., & Peek, M. (2012, September). The value of shared decision-making training for providers in the community health center setting. Oral presentation at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL.

Nundy, S., Dick, J., Solomon, M., & Peek, M. (2012, September). Developing an integrated text message-based care management program for diabetes. Oral presentation at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL.
 
Nundy, S., Dick, J., Goddu, A., Hogan, P., Lu, C., Solomon, M., Bussie, A., Chin, M., & Peek, M. (2012, September). Developing an integrated text message-based care management program for diabetes. Poster presentation at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL.

Chin, M. (2012, August). Integrating diabetes education, quality improvement, and community partnerships in Chicago’s South Side. Presentation at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Chin, M. (2012, July). RWJF Finding Answers: Disparities research for change: Reducing disparities and implementing in the wider community. Oral presenation at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholars Program Implementation Science Meeting, Menlo Park, CA.

Chin, M. (2012, June). Strengths and challenges in using qualitative and mixed method research to study complex interventions for vulnerable populations. Oral presentation at Qualitative and Mixed Methods in Health Research: A One Day Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Collinsworth, A. (2012, June). Community health workers’ perspectives regarding their role in a health care system’s care coordination model for diabetes. Presentation at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Goddu, A., Raffel, K., & Peek, M. (2012, May). A story of change: The influence of narrative on African Americans with diabetes. Oral presentation at the National Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Orlando, FL.

Lu, C., Wilkes, A., Vinci, L., Peek, M., & Chin, M. (2012, May). Assessing organizational readiness for quality improvement in a general internal  medicine faculty practice. Poster presentation at the National Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Orlando, FL.

Lu, C., Wilkes, A., Quinn, M., Peek, M., Chin, M., & Vinci, L. (2012, May). Tailoring quality improvement interventions based on physician readiness for change. Oral presenation at Academy the Academy for Healthcare Improvement National Meeting, Arlington, VA. 

Roberson, T., Goddu, A., Wilkes, A., Solomon, M., Scott, S., Harmon, S., Chin, M., & Peek, M. (2012, May). Integrated diabetes education with community partnerships. Oral presentation at the National Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Orlando, FL.

Sathe, N., Nocon, R., Wilkes, A., Huang, E., Peek, M., & Chin, M. (2012, May). The costs and benefits of participating in a diabetes quality improvement collaborative. Oral presentation at the Academy for Healthcare Improvement National Meeting, Arlington, VA.

Walton, J. (2012, April). Diabetes Equity Project. Presentation at the Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Leadership Program, Boston, MA.

Chin, M. (2012, March). Tackling racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes care and outcomes on the South Side of Chicago. In Learning from the Local Experience Panel - Making the Link: Connecting Community Experience and National Policy to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes, Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes Invited Summit Presentation, Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes, Washington, DC.

Walton, J. (2012, March). Diabetes Equity Project. Presented at the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes National Policy Summit: Learning from the Local Experience, Washington DC.

Roberson, T., Chin M., Peek, M., Goddu A., Bordenave K., Quinn M. (2012, February).  Models for improving diabetes–Risk prevention & diabetes self–care. Presented at Eradicating Health Inequities: Advancing Solutions-Orientated Discourses, a Symposium conducted at 4th Annual Minority Health in the Midwest Conference, University Illinois Chicago), Chicago, IL. 

 

Publications

Expanding "Hot Spotting" to new communities. (2012). Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policy Brief. Retrieved from http://www.rwjf.org/content/rwjf/en/research-publications/find-rwjf-research/2012/01/expanding--hot-spotting--to-new-communities.html

Nundy, S.N., Dick, J., Goddu, A., Hogan, P., Lu, C.E., Soloman, M., Bussie, A., Chin, M.H., & Peek, M.E. (2012). Using mobile health to support the chronic care model: Developing an institutional initiativeInternational Journal of Telemedicine and Applications. 

Peek, M.E., Gorawara-Bhat, R., Quinn, M.T., Young, A.O., Wilson, S.C., & Chin, M.H. (2012, October). Trust and shared decision-making among African-Americans with diabetes. Health Communication.

Peek, M.E., Harmon, S., Scott, S., Eder, M., Roberson, T.S., Tang, H., & Chin, M.H. (2012). Culturally tailoring patient education and communication skills training to empower African-Americans with diabetes. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy, Research, 2(3), 296-308.

Peek, M.E, Wilkes, A.E., Roberson, T., Goddu, A., Nocon, R., Tang, H., Quinn, M.T., Bordenave, K., Huang, E., & Chin, M.H. (2012). Early lessons from an initiative on Chicago’s South Side to reduce disparities in diabetes care and outcomes. Health Affairs, 31(1), 177-186.

Walton, J.W., Snead, C.A., Collinsworth, A.W., & Schmidt, K.L. (2012). Reducing diabetes disparities through the implementation of a community health worker–led diabetes self-management education program. Journal of Family and Community Health, 35(2), 161–171. Retrieved from http://www.nursingcenter.com/lnc/journalarticle?Article_ID=1311361

 

Webinars

(2012, November 13). Post-Election Perspectives, Possibilities and Predictions for Health Reform and Reducing Diabetes Disparities. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=p5eMu2HcjOE

(2012, September 12). Integration of Clinical Care and Public Health Systems: The need as reflected in the work of the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9DxHFCDwfI&feature=youtu.be

(2012, July 9). Overcoming Barriers to Reducing Diabetes Disparities in Communities: Lessons from Local Leaders. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx_W7_1HWjE&feature=youtu.be

 

In the News

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2012, March 29). Expanding "Hot Spotting" to New Communities.

Zakaria, Fareed. (2012, March 15). 5% of U.S. patients account for 50% of health care costs. CNN. Retrieved from http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2012/03/15/zakaria-5-of-u-s-patients-account-for-50-of-health-care-costs/

Devi, Sharmila. (2012). Getting to the root of America's racial health inequalities. The Lancet, 380(9847), 1043-1044.

(2012, October). Health and the 2012 US election. [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.thelancet.com/themed/us-election-2012

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