St. James Healthcare Foundation
- Project Title: Butte Community Diabetes Network
- Grant Period: 2009-2012
- Program Representative Interviewed: Ida Reighard, Diabetes Grant Coordinator
- Location: Butte, MT
- Program Overview: This St. James Healthcare Foundation is a program of the St. James Healthcare Foundation that promotes health behaviors through education on what diabetes is, what to watch for, and how to prevent diabetes through lifestyle changes. This is achieved through a formal structure of chronic care management, education and prevention, and a network referral system for healthcare professionals and consumers. Through community screenings, newly diagnosed diabetics are provided with education and counseling classes on diabetes, nutrition, and weight management. In addition to these services, the program also provides information and support groups for diabetics.
Models Represented by this Program: