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Stanford Patient Education Research Center - Diabetes Self-Management Program

Program Type: Resources - Information or materials that might help develop a program/project in a community but can not be defined as a Best Practice, Promising Practice, or Local Effort.

Description:
The Diabetes Self-Management Program developed by Stanford Patient Education Research Center is an evidence-based community intervention that has been shown to improve chronic disease self-management across diverse populations. It has been implemented in several countries. The grass-roots community group the Diabetes Community Action Committee (DCAC) which consists of urban American Indians in the San Jose, CA area, implemented the program within their population, in a partnership with Stanford University. The program was successful in improving several different outcomes for diabetes management.

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Diabetes , Health Education

Service Area:
California

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URL: http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/

Name: Dr. Valarie Jernigan (Choctaw)
Site or Location Name: Stanford Patient Education Research Center and the American Indian Diabetes Community Action Committee of Santa Clara Valley
Address:
1000 Welch Rd. Suite 204
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Email: valariej@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 724-1226_