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.

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Food is Medicine: the Third Policy Roundtable Hosted by Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy On December 1, 2015 the Center of Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School hosted the third and final policy roundtable featuring experts on their innovative food-based interventions in the prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes from their report Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Recommendations for Policy Reform. Learn more >>




Bea Hanson, Executive Director, Corpus Christi Food Bank, with a diabetes friendly food box.
Feeding America’s Food Bank-Health Center Diabetes Pilot Published in Health AffairsThe results of Feeding America’s pilot study of an innovative diabetes intervention to improve the glycemic control of people living with diabetes who are also food insecure were published in the November issue of Health Affairs, which is focused on food and health. On November 5th, 2015 Feeding America will share the model implemented by food banks in California, Texas and Ohio at the Health Affairs briefing in Washington, DC. Read the article and blog >>


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American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation’s work with Peers for Progress in late summer 2015 published in Health Affairs “Key Features of Peer Support in Chronic Disease Management” and Annals of Family Medicine on “Contributions of Peer Support to Health, Health Care and Prevention.”


Together on Diabetes NYC, United Hospital Fund’s
model community partnership that's helping seniors manage their chronic illness, marks a new phase, and its positive impact is recognized with an unprecedented insurance reimbursement agreement. Read more >> .




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