Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago

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Here you will find recent articles and media about the South Side Diabetes project from local, regional and even national news.

2017

Chicago Tribune, Janice Neumann – ‘Black Women in Medicine’ relays struggles, triumphs of doctors 6 Feb 2017

WTTW Chicago Tonight – Two Chicago Doctors Test You Are What You Eat 11 Jan 2017

2016

WYCC PBS Chicago, In the Loop – Diabetes, the epidemic disease is among us 25 Apr 2016

WGN TV – Tackling Type 2 Diabetes: Local group curbing bad habits through education, communication 16 Mar 2016

WGN TV – A prescription for a diet? A local doctor says this could be the answer to better health. 17 Feb 2016

Medill Reports Chicago, Anna Boisseau – South Side Diabetes Project Changing Nutritional Norms. 17 Feb 2016.

2015

Physicians Weekly – Diabetes Behavior Changes & Mobile Technology. 24 Nov 2015.

Windy City Times, Skylar Baker-Jordan – New study aims to improve health care for LGBT people of color. 28 Oct 2015.

Medill Reports Chicago, Angela Barnes – Sisters Working It Out helping to save women’s lives. 12 Jun 2015.

MedScape coverage of the 2015 national meeting of the American Diabetes Association. – Using a text messaging program to improve diabetes care. 6 Jun 2015.

Dr. Peek’s Community Focus Hour on WVON 1690AM – Is My Neighborhood Making Me Sick?: Exploring the relationship between urban communities and health. 30 May 2015

AARP Bulletin, Jessica Migala – High-Tech Ways to Stay Healthy. Apr 2015.

2014

RWJF Human Capital Blog, Dr. Monica E. Peek – How Can Health Systems Effectively Serve Minority Communities? Promote Health In Community Settings. 27 Apr 2014.

Endocrine News, Glenda Fauntleroy – Separate but Unequal: The Disparities of Diabetes. Mar 2014, pp. 20-22.

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, Friday Letter – GW Researcher Finds Cell Phone App Helps Diabetics Manage Their Disease.  14 Feb 2014

Health IT Analytics, Jennifer Bresnick – mHealth Reminders Improve Diabetes Care, Reduce Costs by 8.8%. 6 Feb 2014

Long Term Living, Richard Rogoski – Text Messages Improve Diabetes Care. 6 Feb 2014

Health Affairs Podcasts, WTOP Interview with Shantanu Nundy – How Text Messages Can Help Diabetic Patients. 5 Feb 2014

iHealthBeat – Study: Text Message Program Boosted Diabetes Care, Cut Costs. 5 Feb 2014

Fierce Mobile Healthcare, Greg Slabodkin – Automated Text-Messaging Holds Promise for Diabetes Management. 3 Feb 2014

MedPage Today, David Pittman – Auto TXTing May Boost Diabetes Self-Care. 3 Feb 2014

MedScape Medical News, Miriam Tucker – Cell-Phone Program Improves Diabetes Outcomes, Saves Costs. 3 Feb 2014

John Ostapkovich,  KYW-AM, CBS 3 Philadelphia – Advocate Sees Potential In Obamacare To Reduce Health Disparities. 28 Jan 2014

The Craig Fahle Show, NPR WDET-FM Detroit – Will Racial and Ethnic Disparities In Detroit Improve Under the Affordable Care Act? 27 Jan 2014

2013

Lee-Lee Prina, Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog – Expanding the Health Care Workforce in the States; Clinics Partnering with the Community to Improve Diabetes Care 31 Dec 2013 (PDF) (VIDEO)

Diabetes Series Live – Overcoming Disparities in Diabetes Management: Real-World Strategies that Work 20 Nov 2013 (PDF)

Senior Talk with Clara Hubbard – Dr. Monica Peek. 9 Oct 2013

Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes – Chicago Site Leader to Present Poster at IHA on Diabetes Patient Empowerment Strategies. Apr 2013

Mike Puccinelli, CBS 2 Chicago – Diabetes Hits Especially Hard in Poor Black Communities. 13 Mar 2013

Posted by Matt Wood, Managing the “Daily-ness” of Diabetes Through Text Messages. 26 Feb 2013

Lorie A. Parch, Take Part – We’re all created equal–But not when it comes to heath. 18 Feb 2013

Samantha Andreacchi and Kimberly Shine, Medill Reports Chicago – Combat ready: Fighting diabetes on Chicago’s South Side. 30 Jan 2013

On December 5, 2012, Pritzker’s Ophthalmology Interest Group held its first screening at the K.L.E.O (Keep Loving Each Other) Center in partnership with the Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago Project to promote healthy eyes on Chicago’s south side. 28 Jan 2013

Ryan Gatenby, WBIG AM 1280   Take a listen to this radio clip of Dr. Marshall Chin being interviewed by Show Host Ryan Gatenby of WBIG AM 1280 on the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes. 25 Jan 2013

CBS 2 Chicago – A program on Chicago’s South Side is being touted as a model for the nation in combating the high rate of diabetes in poor neighborhoods. 24 Jan 2013.

2012

Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes-Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes Fact Sheet.

APHA 2012 140th Annual Meeting. Trust and Communication Improve Diabetes Outcomes in African Americans. Interview with Dr. Monica Peek, MD, MPH, 29 Oct 2012.

Ed Curran, CBS – Chicago Features Shantanu Nundy – Text Messaging System Helps Diabetics Keep In Touch With Doctors. 18 Oct 2012.

University of Chicago Medicine. Diabetes initiative taps power of Rx pad to drive healthy food choices [Press Release].  15 Aug 2012.

Mitchum, R.  The Organizational Clout to Fight Health Disparities.  Science Life, 23 Jul 2012.

Slomski, A.  Leading the Way.  Medicine on the Midway,  Pg. 11, Summer 2012.

Kevin, B. & Slomski, A. Art of Healing Kicks off First Bucksbaum Institute Symposium. At the Forefront, Jun 2012.

Steinberg, N.  Best Birthday Present in his Life. Chicago Sun-Times, 28 Jun 2012.

Krupa, C.  Initiatives by organized medicine to reduce health disparities lacking, study says.  American Medical News, 18 June 2012.

Garcia, M. For diabetes patients, oases in the food desert.  Chicago Tribune, 1 Feb 2012.

Mitchum, R.  Texting Against Diabetes.  At the Forefront, Feb 2012.

Douglas, D.  The All-Out Assault on Diabetes.  Science Life, 12 Jan 2012.

Neale, T.  Programs Improve Diabetes Care in Low-Income Areas.  MedPage Today, Jan 2012.

2011

Mitchum, R.  A Doctor in your Pocket.  Science Life, 21 Nov 2011.

Jacobson, G. Supervalu, Walgreens take action on food deserts.  Mass Market Retailers, 24 Oct 2011.

Peters, S.D. Eleven South Side Churches Celebrate A Walk of Faith.  Citizen Weekly,  18 Oct 2011.

Loope, T. Researchers Transform Food Drive into Diabetes Education Forum.  Institute for Translational Medicine: News and Events, 2011 Aug 31.

Loope, T. Diabetes Management Starts at the Store.  Institute for Translational Medicine: News and Events, 1 Aug 2011

The United States Commission on Civil Rights.  Illinois State Advisory Committee to Hold Meeting Examining Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food, and Language Barriers to Healthcare [Press Release].

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