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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.
A systematic review of economic evidence shows meal interventions and fruit and vegetable snack interventions are cost effective.
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.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends intensive lifestyle interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk among people with type 2 diabetes.
Full-text journal articles with effectiveness and economic evidence for a set of health equity reviews are now available.
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!
CDC’s Injury Center funded tribal organizations to implement evidence-based strategies from The Community Guide to reduce motor vehicle deaths and injuries.
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.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends multicomponent interventions to increase cancer screening.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends using team-based care for the management of type 2 diabetes. Team-based approaches have been shown to improve patients’ diabetic outcomes.
Nominations for new Community Preventive Services Task Force members will be accepted through July 3, 2017.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends family-based interventions to increase physical activity among children. This finding is based on a systematic review of evidence that showed modest increases in physical activity among children.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force found that built environment approaches used in combination can help increase physical activity in communities. These approaches combine new or enhanced transportation systems (e.g. pedestrian and cycling paths) with new or enhanced land use design (e.g. proximity to a store, access to a public park) to promote physical activity among residents.