Together on Diabetes is a philanthropic program of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. It was launched in November 2010 with the goal to improve the health outcomes of people living with type 2 diabetes in the United States by strengthening patient self-management education, community-based supportive services and broad-based community mobilization. Consistent with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s mission to promote health equity and improve health outcomes, this initiative targets adult populations disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes.

APHA Oral Abstract Session: Achieving Diabetes Health EquityKU presented at the 2016 APHA Conference “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health” with an oral abstract session titled Together on Diabetes Initiative: A Foundation’s Ambitions and Lessons Learned. The presentation featured lessons on 1) the ambitions of the initiative; 2) the design, objectives and implementation of the nearly 30-projects; and 3) the challenges and adjustments to the project during the 5-year initiative.
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A Collection of Case Studies in ToD-US In partnership with the University of Kansas, a collection of case studies and results from each of the project under the Together on Diabetes initiative may be found online.
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Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health demonstrates the impact of a home-based diabetes prevention and management program on high-risk American Indian youth in Diabetes Educators. Read More >>

Feeding America discusses linkages between food insecurity and diabetes self-management in their publication in Journal of Public Health Nutrition.

Adam/Brown Counties Creating Healthy Communities Program in participation with Marshall University for Rural Health and Appalachian Diabetes Coalitions network is highlighted for their dedicated work and achievements in diabetes-related educational services.

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