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Mi salud - Mi vida: Health Promoter Model for Diabetes Self-Management

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008

Project Goal Statement: We will work together to assess and develop a culturally appropriate diabetes peer health promoter model to facilitate better self-care of diabetes in Hispanic families in Waukesha County.

Award Amount: $49,807

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Carroll College
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Institute of Hispanic Health and Human Services
  • ProHealth Care, Hispanic Community Health Resource Center

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Syed M. Ahmed, MD, MPH, DRPh, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Eric Gass, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - June 2008
     Project Final Report Summary     

Affiliated Web Pages:
    Carroll College
    ProHealth Care, Hispanic Community Health Resource Center

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Posters
    • Poster presentation at the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine Conference. Baltimore, MD. Spring 2008.
    • Poster presentation at the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Family and Community Medicine Research Forum.
    • Poster presentation at the Behavioral Science in Family Medicine Conference. Chicago, IL.
    • Poster presentation at the North American Primary Care Research Group. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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