Case Study: Rio Grande Valley Association For Diabetes

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Background: In 2007, the Rio Grande Valley area doctors and business leaders formed an association called as the Rio Grande Valley Association of Diabetes (RGVAD) which aims to provide the awareness on diabetes to the residents from Hidalgo County. RGVAD provides programs and services that focus specifically for the areas in Hidalgo County and guarantees that all grants created by this association are used by the people or residents of the Rio Grande Valley region. In recent years, Diabetes has affect approximately 18 million people which is about 9% of the population in the United States. In addition, 13 million people have diabetes and which is unknown to people. From an economic outlook, the whole annual cost of this disease in 1997 was …show more content…

It was introduced after the sudden death and highly increase of diabetics in 2008. The objective for this program is to evaluate the success of this project in prevention of diabetic cases in Rio Grande Valley region. This assessment will also evaluate the intervening variables that confines the scope of program even after sufficient funding from the Health Care Department. Program evaluation and performance metrics for the healthcare emergency awareness segment work together to agree with the strengths and flaws of the program to be evaluated, taking into deliberation for goals of programs, impact of execution, and long-term sustainability. The mission is to prevent of diabetes and its implications through awareness programs, educational system, and early detection through free health …show more content…

Data collection in an organized way will play a significant role for the sake of an effective evaluation. In the end, assessment or evaluation will deliver formative response to the RGVAD, people who are participating, and other bodies which is related to the project. It will progress recommendations and methods to assess advanced and under-studied variables or interventions. Diabetic Prevention Program Evaluation: Inputs: 1. Diabetic Patients at any age- The patients who are suffering from diabetes of any age will include as indicator. 2. Doctors- The physicians to follow up with patients through medication, pathology etc. 3. Tool boxes-The equipment to test the blood regularly to know the volume of sugar in blood. 4. Hospitals- Place to visit by the patients and doctors 5. Exercise/gym equipment- Place to do exercise and gym Outputs: 1. Diabetic management programs- The programs that show how to prevent the diabetes at early stage and how to make the possible options that can treat

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