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Latinos Manage Diabetes With Help From the Community
Date:3/2/2009

betes Conversation Map(R) Tools, created by Healthy Interactions in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association, specially designed for small group education.

The second patient education session Ms. Manriquez has recently attended, entitled "Diabetes and Healthy Eating," provides encouragement and arms her with practical information that can help her make better choices for her and her family. "These classes have taught me valuable information about how to manage my diabetes. They are easy to fit into my schedule and I enjoy the community center aspect of them as well. In this session I learned that eating more fruits and vegetables, eating less red meat, and watching portion sizes can help me better manage my diabetes," she says.

Silvia Gallegos, Director of Health Education at the Dallas Concilio of Hispanic Service Organizations is an advocate of ongoing diabetes education. "Diabetes is a complicated, progressive medical condition that requires significant ongoing education, more than what can be provided in a routine office visit. Ongoing education and diabetes self-management through those in the community is critical to improved patient outcomes," she says.

Merck & Co. is championing the cause for Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) through a grassroots program targeted at Hispanic communities across the U.S. The program was created to improve self-management through an interactive, participatory curriculum that brings together health care professionals in conjunction with community organizations and Spanish-speaking people with diabetes and their caregivers.

To learn more about Merck's educational efforts visit www.journeyforcontrol.com

    Sources:
    1. www.ada.org;
    2. www.diabetes.about.com/od/glossaryofterms/g/insulin/htm
    3. www.kidshealth.org/parent/diabetes_basics/dictionar
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