- Memphis Team at IHA Health Literacy Meeting
Assessing Health Literacy of Health Professionals Engaged in Diabetes Self-Management Project
May 7-9 in Irvine, CA
- Chicago Team at AcademyHealth
Integrating multi-level interventions to improve diabetes care and outcomes
June 8, 2014 in San Diego, CA
- Wind River Team at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions
A Community-Clinical Partnership for Improving Diabetes Management and Outcomes for American Indians
June 13-17, 2014 in San Francisco, CA
Improved Outcomes and Cost Savings with Mobile Health
Health Affairs has published a paper from the Alliance member site in Chicago describing their work using mobile phones to support diabetes self-management. The researchers found that using automated text messages led to improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs.
Policy Considerations Report Available
An Alliance report poses a series of policy considerations for reducing disparities in diabetes in the new era of Health Reform. These considerations derive from the on-the-ground experiences of the five Alliance sites, along with deliberations among academic, government, consumer and provider experts convened at an invited national summit.