Chicago Team at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine
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
September 4-5, 2014 in Chicago, IL
Wind River Team at the Second World Congress on Integrated Care
Implementation of a Tribal Participatory Chronic Care Model (TP-CCM): Integrating primary and community-based care to coordinate diabetes management on Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming USA
November 23-26, 2014 in Sydney, Australia
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.