Native Americans are at an increased risk for diabetes. HSAG—the QIN-QIO serving Arizona, California, Florida, Ohio, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—recently launched its first diabetes self-management education (DSME) training classes in Northern California to help spread best practices for diabetes care among the area’s Native American population.
Native Americans are at an increased risk for diabetes. HSAG—the QIN-QIO serving Arizona, California, Florida, Ohio, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—recently launched its first diabetes self-management education (DSME) training classes in Northern California to help spread best practices for diabetes care among the area’s Native American population.
In the state of Washington, a local health system is empowering people with diabetes to live their fullest lives with a new take on the diabetes self-management education program.  
Two QIO Program leaders were recently recognized for their work improving the quality of care for people with diabetes. Here’s why.
Health Services Advisory Group, a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO), is taking an innovative approach to conducting diabetes education workshops, using translators to reach seniors in their native-languages, including Cantonese, Mandarin, Hindi, and Gujarati, and, most recently, Swahili.