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Robina Project Introduces Care Guides to Help Patients with Chronic Diseases

Clayton Velicer, MPH Peers for Progress, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the Patient-Centered Primary...

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Medical Assistants Can Be Effective Health Coaches

Clayton Velicer, MPH Continuing Health Coaching Programs in San Francisco In spring 2014, Peers for Progress and the...

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Social Support for Health: An Increased Role in Health Care?

Clayton Velicer, MPH Social support is vital to health and quality of life, and its absence can be deadlier than...

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Headlines & Features

Request For Proposals: The UNC Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) pilot grants program

Budgets ranging from $20,000 - $40,000 Proposals due July 20, 2015 by 5pm CDTR Pilot Guidelines The full details are...

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Report on Peer Support in Advanced Primary Care

Peer Support Shown to Relieve Community Health Burdens, Reduce Costs and Improve Access to Care Report Focuses on...

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New Peer Support Program Handbooks Help Communities Meet Healthcare Challenges

NCLR and Peers for Progress Release Comprehensive Guides to Implementing Peer Support Programs LEAWOOD, Kan., April...

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Scientific Evidence

Effectiveness of Peer Support for Improving Glycaemic Control in Patients with Type 2 diabetes: Meta-Analysis of RCTs

BMC Public Health. 2015 May 6;15(1):471. [Pubmed Abstract] Effectiveness of Peer Support for Improving Glycaemic...

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A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Peer Education and Peer Support in Prisons

BMC Public Health. 2015 Mar 25;15:290. [Pubmed Abstract] A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness and...

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Nuevo Amanecer: RCT of a Community-Based, Peer-Delivered Stress Management Intervention for Latinas with Breast Cancer

Am J Public Health. 2015 Jul;105 Suppl 3:e55-63. [Pubmed Abstract] Nuevo amanecer: results of a randomized...

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