Emergency Department Visits for Adults with Diabetes, 2010
Provides data on emergency department (ED) visits among patients 18 years or older with diabetes. Table 1 provides data by location of patients' residence, urban or rural, for ED visits overall, those resulting in hospitalization, and those resulting in treatment and release.
Author(s): Raynard E. Washington, Roxanne M. Andrews, Ryan Mutter Date: 11/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality view details
The Burden of Chronic Diseases in a Rural North Florida Sample
Discusses the frequency of four common and preventable chronic diseases (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and arthritis), and the risk factors that may be associated with these diseases among residents in rural North Florida.
Author(s): Henrietta Logan, Yi Guo, Virginia J Dodd, et al. Citation: BMC Public Health, 13, 906 Date: 10/2013 Type: Document view details
The Burden of Chronic Diseases in Missouri: Progress and Challenges
Reports on burdens, trends, and disparities of chronic
disease in the state of Missouri. Includes discussion on
the impact of rurality on the rate of chronic disease,
healthcare coverage, and access to healthy food.
Date: 06/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services view details
Where Are They Now? Continuing to Reach Out (and Dance) in California
Update to a Rural Monitor Around the Country article featuring California's Reach Out program, which offers wellness programs and helps community members through advocacy, social services, and referrals to healthcare providers.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 02/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Recruiting Rural Participants for a Telehealth Intervention on Diabetes Self-Management
Reports on a study that used rural Federally Qualified Health Center site coordinators at multiple locations to recruit participants for a telehealth behavioral coaching intervention. Identifies study design, site, and participant factors that acted as barriers or facilitators to participant recruitment.
Author(s): Sheridan Miyamoto, Stuart Henderson, Heather M. Young, Deborah Ward, Vanessa Santillan Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 29(1), 69-77 Date: 01/2013 Type: Document view details
Improved Outcomes in Diabetes Care for Rural African Americans
Results of a 3-year-long intervention involving education with behavioral coaching, treatment intensification, point-of-care management, a team-care approach, and physician leadership. Includes statistics with breakdowns for various clinical parameters at baseline, 18 months, and 36 months, for intervention patients and control group patients.
Author(s): Paul Bray, Doyle M. Cummings, Susan Morrissey, et al. Citation: Annals of Family Medicine, 11(2), 145-150 Date: 2013 Type: Document view details