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New Jersey Clinic Promotes Healthy Lifestyles
Profiles the lifestyle and weight management counseling program at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in rural New Jersey.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 02/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Enhancing Diabetes Self-Care among Rural African Americans with Diabetes
Examines the feasibility of conducting a community-based study evaluating a culturally tailored diabetes self-management education program among rural African Americans living in Virginia. Covers outcomes data at baseline, 3-month, and 12-month follow-up, including hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, diet, exercise, diabetes knowledge, medication adherence, and others.
Author(s): Ishan C. Williams, Sharon W. Utz, Ivora Hinton, et al.
Citation: Diabetes Educator, 40(2), 231-239
Date: 2014
Type: Document
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Behavioral Health Coaching for Rural Veterans with Diabetes and Depression: A Patient Randomized Effectiveness Implementation Trial
Analyzes the relationship between depression and diabetes among veterans and its effect on behavioral health. Reports on a trial for rural veterans in Southeast Texas meant to measure the effects of the Health Outcomes through Patient Empowerment (HOPE) intervention. The goal of the program is to improve the mental and physical health of patients with complex comorbid medical conditions.
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Cully, Jessica Y. Breland, Suzanne Robertson, et al.
Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 14, 191
Date: 2014
Type: Document
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Promising Approaches to Integrating Community Health Workers into Health Systems: Four Case Studies
Identifies the scope of practice, supervision, financing, and the workforce standards implemented by states and employers in the development of community health worker (CHW) programs. Four case studies that include rural counties illustrate the challenges and opportunities for integrating CHWs into health systems.
Author(s): Lauren Eyster, Randall R. Bovbjerg
Date: 12/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Urban Institute
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Description of Healthcare Needs at an Episodic Clinic in Rural Southwest Virginia
Describes the population served at an episodic clinic in Southwest Virginia to better understand patient needs at a yearly episodic Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic providing free healthcare services. Includes demographic information collected from RAM patient records, including age, sex, primary care physician access, tobacco use, and more.
Author(s): Audrey Snyder, Gwyneth Milbrath
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 13(4), 2557
Date: 12/2013
Type: Document
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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
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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
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2012 Annual Report United States-Mexico Border Health Commission
Provides updates on Border Health Commission initiatives and activities in binationally-identified priority areas, while addressing specific accomplishments and proposed future actions.
Additional links: En Español
Date: 10/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: United States-México Border Health Commission
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A Church-Based Diet and Physical Activity Intervention for Rural, Lower Mississippi Delta African American Adults: Delta Body and Soul Effectiveness Study, 2010–2011
Study of 6-month-long interventions in 8 self-selected churches in 4 counties. Features statistics including sex, weight group, smoking status, employment, types of chronic disease and medication use, and levels of physical activity.
Author(s): Lisa Tussing-Humphreys, Jessica L. Thomson, Tanyatta Mayo, Emanuel Edmond
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 10
Date: 06/2013
Type: Document
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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
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