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San José Clinic Partners with CHPPR to Prevent Diabetes in Underserved Communities
San José Clinic provides a wide variety of primary and specialty healthcare services to uninsured and underserved communities in Houston. The Clinic has partnered with CHPPR to provide Diabetes Prevention Program referrals and with the UTHealth Houston Cizik School of Nursing to offer opportunities to Doctor of Nursing Practice students.
Community Health Workers Test the Use of an Online Epilepsy Management Support Tool in Clinics
CHPPR and Epilepsy Foundation Texas are testing a web-based epilepsy management support tool as a Community Health Worker delivered intervention in clinics. Health workers can use the tool to support patients' epilepsy self-management while also providing linkage to additional services.
Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coaches Help Reduce Prediabetes Rates
Lifestyle Change Programs are a key component of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, which CHPPR is helping Texas clinics to implement. These programs rely on Lifestyle Coaches to help participants make and maintain the lifestyle changes that can help prevent type 2 diabetes.
CHPPR Partner Epilepsy Foundation Texas Provides Epilepsy Support, Services, and Education Across the State
The Epilepsy Foundation Texas is a leader in the treatment and support of people living with epilepsy, offering a variety of services including medical clinics, support groups, summer camps, and community education throughout the state. They also partner with CHPPR to implement MINDSET, a decision-support program for epilepsy management, in clinics.