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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Diabetes Disparities: Texting to Extend Treatment (DD-TXT)
Principal Investigator:

Stephanie L Shimada

Location: Bedford, MA
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2020 - April 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $224,881
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Type 2 Diabetes, a common, complex condition with high comorbidity, affects 24% of Veterans. Vulnerable Veterans (e.g., African-American, rural, comorbid mental health diagnosis, low-income) are less likely to have controlled diabetes, and have higher mortality and morbidity compared to other Veterans. Significance/Impact: Health Care Informatics interventions to support chronic disease self-management through technology can improve access, health equity, and health outcomes for vuln...

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