Place Effects and Chronic Disease Rates in a Rural State: Evidence from a Triangulation of Methods
Investigates the relationship between place effects, or
food environment, and prevalence of chronic diseases in
West Virginia. Features data and statistics on how areas
with access to different food vendors (hot spots) and those
that lack food providers (cold spots) impact diabetes and
obesity rates, with information broken down by rural or
Author(s): Mohamed Shabani Kariburyo, Lauri Andress, Alan Collins, Paul Kinder Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(18), 6676 Date: 09/2020 Type: Document view details
ECHO Diabetes in the Time of COVID-19
A series of 16 free Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited webinars offering specialty support for primary care providers when addressing the needs of patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: 09/2020 Type: Tutorial/Training Sponsoring organization: Stanford University School of Medicine view details
State Innovation Model (SIM) Summative Evaluation Report: Activities and Goal Evaluation Award Year 2-4 (AY2-4)
Summarizes the process and implementation activities of the State Innovation Model (SIM) test grant program in Iowa during award years 2 through 4, which spanned November 2016 through April 2019. SIM test awards are administered by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center and allow states to implement and test strategies for health system transformation that meet the specific needs of residents of each state. Describes the process evaluation of SIM implementation activities and results of the 2016 and 2018 statewide evaluation surveys. Presents data on outcome measures regarding access and cost of care, diabetes, obesity, and tobacco use.
Author(s): Tessa Heeren, Rochelle Schultz Spinarski, Elizabeth Momany, et al. Date: 08/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Iowa Public Policy Center view details
Health of American Indian and Alaska Native Adults, by Urbanization Level: United States, 2014–2018
Examines health status and health conditions among American Indian and Alaska Native adults compared to all U.S. adults, with data for rural, small metropolitan, and large metropolitan statistical areas. Addresses poor or fair health status, disability, multiple chronic conditions, hypertension, and diabetes.
Author(s): Maria A. Villarroel, Tainya C. Clarke, Tina Norris Date: 08/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details