• ‘Diabetes Garage' improves self-care behaviors, outcomes among Hispanic men

    11 days ago - By Healio

    HOUSTON - Hispanic men with type 2 diabetes who attended a 4-week diabetes education pilot program developed around car culture, called Diabetes Garage, experienced modest improvements in weight, blood pressure and HbA1c, according to study data presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators annual meeting.
    “When I did diabetes education with men in southwest part of Texas, I used car analogies all the time, and I know a lot of health professionals do that,” Jeannie B. Concha, PhD, assistant professor of public health at the University of Texas at El Paso College
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  • Collaborative Care Reduces Health Care Cost and Improves Patient Outcomes

    Collaborative Care Reduces Health Care Cost and Improves Patient Outcomes

    11 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Lowering costs, improving patient outcomes is one of the common goals for most health care providers. New study provides information on how to achieve this goal.
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  • Dementia care program improves psychological health of patients and caregivers

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    UCLA-led research finds that a comprehensive dementia care program staffed by nurse practitioners working within a health system improves the mental and emotional health of patients and their caregivers.
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