Can disadvantaged urban diabetes patients leverage the sharing of Personal Health Record data with self-management support teams to improve empowerment, access, and outcomes? Capstone Presentation A Research Grant Proposal at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health May 1, 2007 R. Wade Schuette
Cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes…continue to exact an enormous medical and economic toll.
The importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is underscored in Healthy People 2010 , the prevention agenda for the United States. http:// www.healthypeople.gov /
In order to save the most lives from cancer, health care resources should be concentrated on helping people “stop smoking, maintain a healthy weight and diet, exercise regularly, keep alcohol consumption at low-to-moderate levels, and get screened…
Source: National Institutes of Health (next page)
NIH is seeking proposals (R21) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-06-337.html
Expiration/Closing Date: January 3, 2008
The purpose … is to expand our knowledge of basic decision-making processes underlying initiation and long-term maintenance of healthy lifestyle behaviors