The vivir mejor! consortium: A rural, US- México collaborative model to prevent and treat diabetes

Susan Kunz, Maia Ingram, Rosalinda Piper, Sylvia Ochoa, Alicia Sander, Cecilia Navarro, Sean McKenzie

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The Vivir Mejor! (Live Better!) System of Diabetes Prevention and Care Consortium is a multi- sector partnership to establish an integrated diabetes system of care in Santa Cruz County, Arizona on the U.S.- Mexico border. Major outcomes include improved healthy eating and active living knowledge and behaviors and lowered HbA1c.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-45
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2016



  • Chronic disease management
  • Community health workers
  • Consortium
  • Diabetes
  • Electronic health records
  • Hispanic/latino

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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