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Diabetes & Hypertension among Rural Hispanics: Disparities in Diagnostics and Disease Management
Reports findings from a project that examined the association of Hispanic ethnicity and rural residence on diagnosis of diabetes and hypertension, poor medical control among those known to have these conditions, and likelihood of having undiagnosed diabetes or hypertension.
Author(s): Arch G. Mainous III, Richelle Koopman, Mark E. Geesey
Date: 08/2004
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Health Disparities Experienced by American Indians and Alaska Natives
Thematic issue focused on American Indian/Alaska Native health disparities related to diabetes, cancer, bronchiolitis, injury mortality, and vaccination rates.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 52(30)
Date: 08/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions: Asthma, Diabetes, and Congestive Heart Failure in South Carolina
Reports findings from a study that looked at hospitalization for diabetes, congestive heart failure, and asthma among South Carolina residents aged 50-64 who were insured by Medicaid or by a large private insurance plan.
Author(s): Janice C. Probst, Charity Moore, Elizabeth G. Baxley, John L. Lammie
Date: 05/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Rural Healthy People 2010
A three-volume publication that focuses on the top rural health concerns and objectives associated with the Healthy People 2010 focus areas. Volume 1 contains brief overviews of the top ten rural health priority areas, as well as associated models for practice. Volume 2 contains in-depth literature reviews for each of the top rural health priority areas. Volume 3 addresses additional focus areas, with overviews, literature reviews, and accompanying models for practice.
Additional links: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3
Date: 2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Southwest Rural Health Research Center
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Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in Rural African Americans
Reports findings from a study of rural and urban African American adults focused on diagnosis of diabetes and cardiovascular disease and indicators of good medical control for those with diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.
Additional links: Fact Sheet
Author(s): Arch G. Mainous III, Dana E. King, David R. Garr, William S. Pearson
Date: 2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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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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Idaho Chronic Disease Risk and Burden Map
Interactive map highlights the disease burden in Idaho by county. Details county rankings by risk scores for health outcomes for conditions such as cancer, diabetes, and oral health, among others.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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Telehealth for FQHCs/RHCs: Video Resource Library
Offers videos on topics relevant to telehealth implementation for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). Topics address telehealth readiness, marketing, selecting service providers, process improvement, and documenting workflows. Also, covers telehealth in primary care and dentistry, school-based telehealth, and diabetes prevention, screening and education services. Transcripts are available in the video descriptions.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
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