Institute sites receive NCQA recognition for diabetes care
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Institute sites receive NCQA recognition for diabetes care

June 29, 2023

The Institute is pleased to share that all 12 of our health centers that offer enhanced diabetes care have received recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a nonprofit organization that assesses...

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Positions now open for Public Health AmeriCorps

September 29, 2022

The Institute is partnering with the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) to offer Public Health AmeriCorps positions at the Institute for the 2022-23 program. AmeriCorps members at the Institute will...

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Managing Diabetes: A Q&A with CDE Stephanie Graziano

November 30, 2021

On Tuesday, November 2, Certified Diabetes Educator Stephanie Graziano answered questions through Instagram Live about diabetes care and management. Check out the transcript below: “Good afternoon everyone. My name is Stephanie Graziano and I...

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The Institute for Family Health staff will offer virtual events for National Diabetes Awareness Month

October 29, 2021

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. To promote diabetes education, the Institute for Family Health will offer two online interactive workshops and two Q&A events on Instagram Live. Please see the schedule of events...

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The Institute hosts a Live Q&A on Instagram: Diabetes, COVID-19 and the holidays

November 25, 2020

On Monday, November 23, Certified Diabetes Educator Stephanie Graziano answered questions through Instagram Live about managing diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming holidays. Check out the transcript below: “Hello everyone, my name...

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Nutritionists at the Institute Help Improve Patients’ Quality of Life

March 29, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Go Further with Food” by creating meals and snacks in advance that can also help reduce food loss and waste. Consulting with a nutritionist...

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What is Wellness?

March 2, 2018

The Wellness Connection program at the Institute for Family Health coordinates mental health, substance abuse, medical, case and care management services, and a variety of wellness-centered groups to help you make the choices that...

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I thought I knew…but had no idea

February 16, 2017

  When I began my position as a Diabetes Prevention Coach at the Family Health Center of Harlem, I knew part of my job would be to facilitate shared medical groups. One of these...

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Taking Small Steps to Prevent Diabetes

December 19, 2016

The holiday season is a good time to focus on diabetes and what we can do to prevent it. During the holidays we gather with friends and family to enjoy many traditions — which...

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Soul Food Plate

Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): The Healthy Plate Method

November 25, 2015

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, our final #DiabetesMonth “Health Tip of the Week” offers some advice about portion control. The Institute created a series of cultural “Healthy Plates” to depict a simple and effective...

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