IMPROVING DIABETES CARE FOR UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES IN WASHINGTON, DC
La Clínica del Pueblo aims to achieve better health outcomes for low-income, Latino immigrants by providing access to high-quality diabetes care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
The program provides care coordination tailored to the needs of the patient population and care teams include CHWs who are equipped to provide culturally relevant services. The program educates patients about managing their diabetes and facilitates provider-patient communication using digital technology. La Clínica del Pueblo collaborates with community organizations that offer access to healthy food and green spaces for physical activity. The organization also partners with legal service providers to address immigration-related legal needs of Latinos with diabetes.