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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Using Peer Navigators to increase access to VA and community resources for Veterans with diabetes-related distress
Principal Investigator:

Mark E. Kunik

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2019 - October 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $412,976
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Diabetes-related distress, the negative emotional impact of living with diabetes (DM), is a powerful predictor of psychosocial functioning, treatment adherence, and glycemic control. Practice guidelines and consensus statements call for innovative approaches to address DM-related distress. Despite availability of self- management and psychosocial interventions to reduce DM related distress, these interventions are underutilized due to constraints in time, finances, motivation, and resource-aware...

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