Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

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May Newsletter Focuses on Peer Support and Primary Care

Peer support programs can strengthen primary care practice and community health, reaching vulnerable populations and reducing health disparities. Through the work of promotores, it can even address the social determinants of health. In... Read More ›

Loneliness / Social Support

Judith Shulevitz, science editor for The New Republic, shares her new article on The Lethality of Loneliness. You can also read more about loneliness in this recent New York Times blog: Shaking Off Loneliness. From its roots in... Read More ›

A Taiwanese Approach to Peer Support

April 29, 2013 With support from the government, as well as diabetes experts and patient communities, patient support groups in Taiwan have grown in number significantly. To date, there are more than 450 patient support groups... Read More ›

CMS Announces New Funding for Patient Navigators

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the availability of new funding to support Navigators in Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces. Navigators are individuals and entities that will provide... Read More ›

Spotlight on Diabetes Sisters and Useful Resources from NDEP

In the March issue of the Peers for Progress newsletter, our program spotlight features DiabetesSisters, a nonprofit organization that offers education, peer support, and advocacy for women with all types of diabetes. DiabetesSisters is... Read More ›
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