R&I: Study Highlights Community Health Representatives’ Impact on Diabetes in Navajo Nation


This article discusses research conducted on the impact of community health workers on diabetes prevention and management in the Navajo Nation. Researchers found that patients who received home visits and other care from Community Health Representatives showed an improvement in blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels over those who did not, lowering their risks for diabetes complications, such as heart attacks and blindness.

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