The Value of Community Health Workers in Diabetes Management in Low-Income Populations: A Qualitative Study

Authors Silverman, J. , Krieger, J. , Sayre, G. , Nelson, K.

Date 2018

Keywords Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from the Journal of Community Health analyzing completed home visit encounter forms completed by CHWs serving low-income patients with diabetes. CHWs identified common barriers to diabetes management, including limited knowledge of self-management skills, socioeconomic barriers, and difficulty in accessing healthcare.