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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Engaging Veterans and Family Supporters in PACT to Improve Diabetes Management
Principal Investigator:

Ann-Marie Rosland

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2015 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,356
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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...

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