The National Program to Eliminate Diabetes-Related Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations

AAIP worked with three American Indian communities in medically under-served neighborhoods to develop system-based approaches to reduce risk factors associated with diabetes complications.  The project was titled "National Program to Eliminate Diabetes-Related Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations" and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

AAIP partnered with community-based coalitions to effectively plan, develop, implement, and evaluate evidence-based and culturally appropriate strategies.  Below is a video of the United Houma Nation sharing their experience with this project.  Also, you will find a copy of "Community Drive Change: Growing Healthier Lifestyles By Cultivating Partnerships".  This document summarizes the work we were able to accomplish during this five-year program.







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