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The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes: Advancing Policy and Systems Change

The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes: Advancing Policy and Systems Change

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Aligning to Improve Outcomes: The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes

A presentation from a symposium at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation's (DDT) 34th annual Diabetes Translation Conference on April 11-14, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Aligning to Improve Outcomes: The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes

A presentation from a symposium at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation's (DDT) 34th annual Diabetes Translation Conference on April 11-14, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes

II. Advancing Policy and Systems Change
Supported by the Merck Company Foundation

www.alliancefordiabetes.org

The Alliance seeks to advance policy and systems change informed by local experience and lessons learned on the ground.

How Does the Alliance Contribute?
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It is an opportunity to understand how to implement evidence-based interventions at the local level. It allows identification of common features across diverse communities and at the same time affords learning in how to adapt to unique situations and community characteristics It can share information and inform policy at multiple levels to account for day to day realities of providing quality care to those most in need.

What policy change themes are emerging in the Alliance¶s work?

National Messages
Alliance sites are generating a range of policy related themes:
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Data sharing across institutions is necessary to identify the most troublesome diabetes cases [Camden] Cultural guides and training are necessary for providers not of the same ethnicity as clients [Wind River] Community health promoters are needed as official members of the health care team [Baylor]

National Messages
Alliance sites are generating a range of policy related themes:
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Data sharing must extend beyond internal, medical systems to independent community practices and practitioners [Baylor] Formal links are needed between health facilities and community organizations, particularly churches [Memphis] Support is needed in community clinics for diabetes ³champions´ to lead disparity reducing interventions [Chicago]

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