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December 2017
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Healthcare Systems Help Patients Manage Type 2 Diabetes with Mobile Apps

CPSTF recommends the use of text messaging interventions to increase medication adherence among patients with chronic medical conditions.

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December 2017
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Interactive Digital Interventions Help Patients Control High Blood Pressure

The CPSTF recommends the use of interactive digital interventions to improve blood pressure control in patients with high blood pressure.

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November 2017
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Text Messages Improve Medication Adherence

CPSTF recommends the use of text messaging interventions to increase medication adherence among patients with chronic medical conditions.

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November 2017
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Activity Monitors Boost Physical Activity Interventions

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends interventions including activity monitors for adults with overweight or obesity.

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October 2017
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Comprehensive Telehealth Interventions Help Adults with Chronic Diseases

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends comprehensive telehealth interventions to supplement the care of adults who have chronic diseases affected by diet. Evidence shows these interventions improve patients’ diets.

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October 2017
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Interventions to Get Healthier Foods and Beverages in Schools are Cost-Effective

A systematic review of economic evidence shows meal interventions and fruit and vegetable snack interventions are cost effective.

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September 2017
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Community Health Workers Help Patients Manage Diabetes

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions that engage community health workers to help patients manage their diabetes. Evidence also shows interventions are cost-effective.

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September 2017
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Intensive Lifestyle Interventions Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Among People with Type 2 Diabetes

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends intensive lifestyle interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk among people with type 2 diabetes.

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August 2017
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Health Equity Publications Now Available!

Full-text journal articles with effectiveness and economic evidence for a set of health equity reviews are now available.

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August 2017
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New Publications Feature Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Interventions

Community Guide review of the economic evidence for self-measured blood pressure monitoring has published and is available online!

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August 2017
A calculator sits on a stack of hundred dollar bills. This represents the economic effectiveness of interventions to prevent cardiovascular disease and dental cavities.

Two Published Economic Reviews Now Available

New peer-reviewed publications feature the economics of interventions to prevent cardiovascular disease and dental cavities.

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August 2017
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Infographic Features Tribal Motor Vehicle Safety

CDC’s Injury Center funded tribal organizations to implement evidence-based strategies from The Community Guide to reduce motor vehicle deaths and injuries.

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July 2017
A collection of $100 bills. This represents the cost effectiveness of Community Health Workers in preventing diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Community Health Workers are Cost-effective

Interventions engaging community health workers for diabetes or cardiovascular disease prevention are cost-effective according to new reviews of the evidence.

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July 2017
A map of the U.S., with states highlighted to show the locations of Community Guide in Action stories.

Interactive Map Highlights Successes

A new map of Community Guide in Action stories shows you how decision makers, program planners, and employers have used The Community Guide to improve health and safety in your state or region.

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July 2017
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Multicomponent Interventions Recommended to Increase Cancer Screening

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends multicomponent interventions to increase cancer screening.

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