Diabetes Prevention for Patients of Color at Community Health Centers Webinar

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In the “Diabetes Prevention for Patients of Color at Community Health Centers” webinar, AAPCHO and the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) held a 90-minute webinar focused on the unique needs of patients of color in diabetes prevention efforts. Speakers described effective quality improvement and prevention strategies that center around the patient experience and community voice, including trauma­-informed care, cultural humility, and racial health equity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Increase knowledge regarding the health challenges and disparities for patients of color with respect to diabetes and prediabetes
  2. Identify culturally and linguistically responsive quality improvement (QI) strategies that influence health behaviors and health seeking practices among patients of color in diabetes prevention
  3. Foster discussion regarding QI strategies and resources that target patients of color with prediabetes

Presenters: Deborah Washington, PhD, RN (she/her), DEI Health and Community Partnerships Manager, Massachusetts General Hospital Nathan Tan, MD (he/him), Associate Clinical Director, Kōkua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services Intended Audience: Health centers, Primary Care Associations (PCAs), Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN), and community organizations interested and/or invested in diabetes prevention and management for patients of color.


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