Engaging Veterans and Family Supporters in PACT to Improve Diabetes Management
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Health Services R&D
June 2015 -
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BACKGROUND: Veterans with diabetes must control cardiovascular risk factors in order to prevent disablingand life-threatening complications. However, despite system wide advances in diabetes quality of care, over30% of VHA patients with diabetes continue to have uncontrolled blood pressure, hyperglycemia, orhyperlipidemia. The nationwide VA PACT (Patient-Aligned Care Teams) initiative seeks to provide VA primarycare patients with comprehensive, team-based support for following diabetes care regi...