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Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coaches Help Reduce Prediabetes Rates

Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coaches Help Reduce Prediabetes Rates

December 6, 2022

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's Project STOP develops smartphone app to support smoking cessation treatment

CHPPR's Project STOP develops smartphone app to support smoking cessation treatment

November 17, 2022

The CHPPR e-Learning program Project STOP is a smoking cessation program for health care providers. As one of the aims of this project, the team designed a smoking cessation smartphone application, DECISION-t (D-t), will help providers make quicker, better decisions about smoking cessation treatment approaches for their patients.




CHPPR Partners with Texas Health Centers to Implement a Healthy Heart Ambassador Program

CHPPR Partners with Texas Health Centers to Implement a Healthy Heart Ambassador Program

October 27, 2022

The Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research partners with Texas health centers like South Texas Rural Health Services, Inc. to promote the use of the Healthy Heart Ambassador and Self-Measured Blood Pressure programs to help identify, treat and manage high blood pressure and reduce risk factors for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. 


UTHealth Houston, Baylor College of Medicine to collaborate on new HIV Implementation Science Consultation Hub

UTHealth Houston, Baylor College of Medicine to collaborate on new HIV Implementation Science Consultation Hub

October 7, 2022

The UTHealth Houston Institute for Implementation Science and the Texas Developmental Center for AIDS Research (Texas D-CFAR), a collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine, UTHealth Houston and Texas Biomedical Research Institute, recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health to establish the new Texas Implementation Science Hub to End HIV (Texas IS Hub).





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