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  • The National Diabetes Prevention Program: Curbing the Epidemic in New York State By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: October 2012 Type: Multimedia, Video

    Nearly 79 million American adults are estimated to have prediabetes—a condition also known as borderline diabetes. If left unchecked, diabetes is expected to affect one out of three American adults by 2050. As part of its efforts to combat the diabetes epidemic in New York State, NYSHealth, in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and the Alliance of New York State YMCAs, implemented the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program (Y-DPP) in 10 regions of New York State in 2010.

  • A Video Primer: The Future of NYSHealth’s Investment in Returning Veterans and Their Families By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Veterans' Health Date: May 2012 Type: Multimedia, Video

    NYSHealth's Initiative for Returning Veterans and Their Families seeks to underscore that the health care, mental health, and social services issues returning veterans and their families face are not solely military issues, but public and community health issues that should be addressed by local and national government agencies, community-based organizations, and health funders.

  • The Politics of Health Care Reform in New York and the Nation: Looking Back and Looking Forward By: Rockefeller Institute of Government Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: April 2012 Type: Multimedia, Presentation, Video

    The Rockefeller Institute of Government convened a panel discussion on April 10, 2012 to exchange views on the potential ruling on the Affordable Care Act and what effect it could have on health reform in New York State and the newly created Health Benefit Exchange.

  • NYSHealth Grantee Video: Faith Fights Diabetes By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: March 2012 Type: Multimedia, Program Description, Video

    NYSHealth is committed to reaching and supporting people with diabetes and those at risk in the communities where they live, work, and worship. Through a partnership with NYSHealth grantee The Institute for Leadership, the NYSHealth Diabetes Campaign's Faith Fights Diabetes initiative is helping congregations across the State launch diabetes prevention and management programs.

  • NYSHealth Diabetes Campaign: Health Care Provider Videos By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: June 2011 Type: Multimedia, Report, Video

    As diabetes rates continue to climb, more primary care providers face a growing number of patients with diabetes or those at risk of developing the disease. In this video series, New York State health providers discuss the impact of the diabetes epidemic; what can be done to combat the disease; and how the NYSHealth Diabetes Campaign is working with providers and grantee partners to advance effective prevention and management initiatives.

  • NYSHealth Hosts “A Conversation with Ed Wagner” By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: September 2009 Type: Multimedia, Conference Materials, Presentation, Video

    On September 10, 2009, NYSHealth hosted “A Conversation with Dr. Edward Wagner,” Director of the MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation at the Center for Health Studies’ Group Health Cooperative and creator of the widely used Chronic Care Model. Health care providers, community leaders, and several of the NYSHealth Diabetes Campaign partners attended the event. 

  • NYSHealth Conference: Reforming New York’s Individual Insurance Market By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: November 2008 Type: Multimedia, Conference Materials, Presentation, Video

    In November 2008, NYSHealth held a conference, "Reforming New York's Individual Insurance Market" where panelists examined the structure of New York’s individual insurance market, presented research by the United Hospital Fund on the implications of merging the individual, small-group and Healthy NY markets, and contrasted reform proposals from two of the largest insurers in New York State—Empire BlueCross BlueShield and United Healthcare.

  • NYSHealth Grantee Video: Make the Road Healthy Homes Initiative By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Special Projects Fund Date: October 2008 Type: Multimedia, Program Description, Video

    Funded by NYSHealth, the Make The Road By Walking's Healthy Homes Initiative supported a community survey of as many as 5,000 homes in Bushwick, Brooklyn, to identify potential indoor asthma triggers and to create a Bushwick Asthma Registry.

  • NYSHealth Grantee Video: Mosholu-Montefiore Community Center, Inc., B’N Fit Program By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Special Projects Fund Date: September 2008 Type: Multimedia, Program Description, Video

    In November 2006, NYSHealth funded the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, in partnership with The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, to support the B’N Fit program, which addresses the epidemic of obesity among New York high school students.

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