Implementation of management strategies for diabetes and hypertension: From local to global health in cardiovascular diseases

Gerald S. Bloomfield, Tracy Y. Wang, L. Ebony Boulware, Robert M. Califf, Adrian F. Hernandez, Eric J. Velazquez, Eric D. Peterson, Jennifer S. Li

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Abstract

Diabetes and hypertension are chronic conditions that are growing in prevalence as major causal factors of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The need for chronic-illness surveillance, population-risk management, and successful treatment interventions are crucial for reducing the burden of future CVD. Addressing these problems will require population-risk stratification, task-sharing and -shifting, and community-as well as network-based care. Information technology tools also provide new opportunities for identifying those at risk and for implementing comprehensive approaches to achieving the goal of improved health locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. This article discusses ongoing efforts at one university health center in the implementation of management strategies for diabetes and hypertension at the local, regional, national, and global levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-38
Number of pages8
JournalGlobal Heart
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Community and Home Care
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Bloomfield, G. S., Wang, T. Y., Boulware, L. E., Califf, R. M., Hernandez, A. F., Velazquez, E. J., Peterson, E. D., & Li, J. S. (2015). Implementation of management strategies for diabetes and hypertension: From local to global health in cardiovascular diseases. Global Heart, 10(1), 31-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2014.12.010