Resources & Reports
The Future of County Nursing Homes in New York State By: Center for Governmental Research Priority Areas: Special Projects Fund Date: August 2013 Type: Resources, Report
In this NYSHealth-funded report, the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) identifies key consequences of previous decisions to shift nursing home beds from the public to the private sector, to determine public policy implications for New York‘s nursing home system.
Diabetes: New York State Adults 2011 By: New York State Department of Health Priority Areas: Improving Diabetes Prevention Date: August 2013 Type: Resources, Data Set, Fact Sheet, Report
This Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) brief examines data on diabetes prevalence in New York State adults in 2011. National data indicate almost 40% of the U.S. population has some type of hyperglycemic condition. Projections based on national trends suggest that one in three Americans will develop diabetes in their lifetime.
Testing for High Blood Sugar Among New York State Adults By: New York State Department of Health Priority Areas: Improving Diabetes Prevention, Special Projects Fund Date: August 2013 Type: Resources, Data Set, Fact Sheet, Report
This Information for Action report by the New York State Department of Health examines the rates of reported testing for high blood sugar among adults in New York State. It finds that testing among New York State adults does not meet clinical guidelines.