Healthy Lifestyles, Support, and Self-Monitoring
Over 650,000 adult New Yorkers have reported having diabetes, according to the New York City Department of Health. People with diabetes are at increased risk of heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, nerve damage, and amputations.
a.i.r. nyc Community Health Workers provide support, education, and referrals for patients with diabetes, in the home-setting and in the community. By encouraging self-monitoring, behavioral changes, and medication adherence, a.i.r. nyc Community Health Workers help families manage diabetes to maintain better health and a higher quality of life.