Together on Diabetes-NYC/Isabella Geriatric Center
Since January 2011, the United Hospital Fund has been developing and testing a diabetes community control model focused on seniors. Supported by a $2.8 million, three-year grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, the Fund’s Together on Diabetes-NYC program in Washington Heights has forged partnerships among seniors, community-based organizations, health care providers, and other community stakeholders to improve diabetes self-management in seniors, improve clinical control, and reduce diabetes-related hospital and emergency room utilization. This grant will enable Isabella Geriatric Center to continue in its role as program anchor through June 2014.
Resources for family caregivers and health care providers are available at our Next Step in Care website.