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http://tde.sagepub.com/ The Diabetes Educator http://tde.sagepub.com/content/36/4/651 The online version of this article can be found at: DOI: 10.1177/0145721710372811 2010 36: 651 originally published online 9 June 2010 The Diabetes Educator D. Helgerson and Todd S. Harwell Liane M. Vadheim, Carla McPherson, Darcy R. Kassner, Karl K. Vanderwood, Taryn O. Hall, Marcene K. Butcher, Steven Telehealth Adapted Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention Can Be Effectively Delivered Through Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com On behalf of: American Association of Diabetes Educators can be found at: The Diabetes Educator Additional services and information for http://tde.sagepub.com/cgi/alerts Email Alerts: http://tde.sagepub.com/subscriptions Subscriptions: http://www.sagepub.com/journalsReprints.nav Reprints: http://www.sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav Permissions: at BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIV on September 13, 2010 tde.sagepub.com Downloaded from
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Diabetes Prevention Through Telehealth 651 Vadheim et al Liane M. Vadheim, RD, LN, CDE Carla McPherson, BS Darcy R. Kassner, BS Karl K. Vanderwood, MPH Taryn O. Hall, MPH Marcene K. Butcher, RD, CDE Steven D. Helgerson, MD, MPH Todd S. Harwell, MPH From Holy Rosary Healthcare, Miles City, MT (Ms Vadheim, Ms McPherson, Ms Kassner); and Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Helena, MT (Mr Vanderwood, Ms Hall, Ms Butcher, Dr Helgerson, Mr Harwell). Correspondence to Todd S. Harwell, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Cogswell Building, C-314, PO Box 202951, Helena, MT 59620-2951 (tharwell@mt.gov). Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Linda M. Moore, ARRT, and Jesse Warner who coordinated the telehealth site and provided information technology support, respectively. This project was funded through the Montana State Legislature and supported through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Diabetes Translation (U32/CCU822743-05) in Atlanta, Georgia. The contents of this report are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the CDC. DOI: 10.1177/0145721710372811 © 2010 The Author(s) Adapted Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention Can Be Effectively Delivered Through Telehealth Purpose The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of delivering an adapted group-based version of the Diabetes Prevention Program’s (DPP) lifestyle intervention through telehealth video conferencing. Methods In 2009, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services in collaboration with Holy Rosary Heathcare implemented the DPP lifestyle intervention, which was provided to an on-site group in 1 community and simultaneously through telehealth to a second group in a remote frontier community. Participants obtained medical clearance from their primary care physician and were eligible if they were overweight and had 1 or more of the following risk factors: prediabetes, impaired glu-
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