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Resources by Topic: Diabetes

Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol, Weight, and Weight Control Activities Among Non-Metro Minority Adults
Reports on hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol screening, weight control, and exercise among rural populations, with an emphasis on rural minorities.
Additional links: Fact Sheet: Diagnostic Risk Factors & Improvement Activities Among Rural African Americans, Fact Sheet: Diagnostic Risk Factors & Improvement Activities Among Rural Hispanics
Author(s): P. Daniel Patterson, Charity G. Moore, Janice C. Probst, Michael E. Samuels
Date: 12/2002
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Diabetes and the Rural Safety Net
Investigates the extent to which the rural safety net is able to meet the needs of people with diabetes. Includes case studies of four uninsured or underinsured rural New England residents with diabetes.
Author(s): David Hartley, Erika Ziller, Caroline Macdonald
Date: 01/2002
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center
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Race and Place: Urban-Rural Differences in Health for Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Investigates urban-rural disparities for racial and ethnic minorities in six health areas: infant mortality, cancer screening and management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV infection, and child and adult immunizations. Provides data for the years 1991-1995.
Author(s): Rebecca T. Slifkin, Laurie J. Goldsmith, Thomas C. Ricketts,
Date: 03/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Appalachian Diabetes Control and Translation Project
Provides an overview of the Appalachian Diabetes Control and Translation Project (ADCTP) which works to address health disparities in Appalachia related to diabetes prevention and management. Discusses ADCTP community health projects and success stories.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Solutions in Health Analytics for Rural Equity across the Northwest
Highlights rural health disparities in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Presents data on mental and behavioral health, obesity and physical activity, diabetes, tobacco use, oral health, and demographic factors such as housing, education, and health insurance, among others.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP)
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PLACES: Local Data for Better Health
Interactive mapping system providing chronic disease related data at the county, place, census tract, and ZIP code level. Covers measures related to health status, health outcomes, prevention, and health risk behaviors.
Additional links: Compare Counties, Interactive Map, PLACES Data Portal
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Mapping High Risk Areas for COVID-19
An interactive web-based mapping tool focused on identifying priority areas for the COVID-19 pandemic. Offers data on health conditions, demographics, and social determinants that may make a population more vulnerable to COVID-19. Also includes the location of hospitals. Part of the HealthLandscape set of tools.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Family Physicians
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American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Lists a number of resources pertaining to American Indian and Alaska Native health and healthcare. Features statistics and research, journal articles, and information about health screenings, clinical trials, and other issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Health Center Resource Clearinghouse
Identifies resources and information to support the work of community health centers, including websites, publications, databases, and other materials. Featured topics include diabetes, behavioral health, and substance use disorders. Provides information on how to access technical assistance from organizations funded to support health centers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index
Provides access to state and county-level comprehensive health scores based on over 300 health condition categories. Includes data by condition for the top 10 national conditions. Identifies top conditions impacting each state and county. Based on claims data of over 41 million Blue Cross Blue Shield commercially insured members.
Additional links: National Health Index
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Blue Cross Blue Shield
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