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Mi salud - Mi vida:  Health Promoter Model for

Diabetes Self-Management

The goal of this project is to develop a peer model of care to prevent and manage diabetes among Waukesha's Hispanic families.


Goals of the Program:

  • Assess existing peer health promoter models to determine the most effective design for a health promoter model for diabetes education, prevention, and self-management for local Hispanics
  • Design a culturally appropriate peer health promoter model of diabetes education, prevention, and self-management
  • Design a curriculum and training program for Hispanic diabetes peer health promoters
  • Pilot peer health promoter model
  • Prepare implementation plan

Project Period:

  • July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008

Funding Source:

Program Contact

Melissa DeNomie
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