Improving the Care of Youth With Type 1 Diabetes With a Novel Medical-Legal Community Intervention: The Diabetes Community Care Ambassador Program.
- Faisal S Malik,
- Joyce P Yi-Frazier,
- Craig E Taplin,
- Christian L Roth,
- Kathryn B Whitlock,
- Waylon Howard,
- Catherine Pihoker
Diabetes Educ 2018 Jan 1:145721717750346. Epub 2018 Jan 1.
Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Purpose The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility and efficacy of the Diabetes Community Care Ambassador (DCCA) Program, a novel medical-legal community intervention designed to support high-risk youth with type 1 diabetes. Methods Study eligibility criteria: ages 3-19 years, A1C ≥8.5% (≥69 mmol/mol) and/or recent diabetic ketoacidosis hospitalization, type 1 diabetes duration ≥1 year, and English- or Spanish-speaking. Read More