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Grant Recipients

Affinity Health Center

To support the integration of two CHWs to build capacity to improve prevention and management of diabetes (3 years)

Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services

To support the integration of two CHWs to build capacity to improve prevention and management of diabetes (3 years)

CareSouth Carolina, Inc.

To support the integration of two CHWs to build capacity to improve prevention and management of diabetes (3 years)

Health Sciences South Carolina

To build upon the existing Surgical Quality Collaborative, adding an intensive focus to improve diabetes management for patients before, during and after general surgeries (3 years)

HopeHealth, Inc.

To support the integration of two CHWs to build capacity to improve prevention and management of diabetes (3 years)

Tandem Health SC

To support the integration of two CHWs to build capacity to improve prevention and management of diabetes (3 years)

University of SC – Center for Community Health Alignment

To develop a community health worker (CHW) diabetes prevention and management model and provide ongoing coaching and technical assistance to Federally Qualified Health Centers on best practice implementation of the CHW diabetes model (3 years)

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

To expand the Healthy Schools Program to twenty additional districts across South Carolina in order to create and sustain healthier school environments through a framework of best practices and a continuous improvement process for implementation (3 years)

Prisma Health Midlands

To form a joint obstetric-endocrine prenatal clinic at Carolina Diabetes and Kidney Center (CDKC) to improve health outcomes and ease the burden on pregnant women with diabetes living in Sumter. Telemedicine will extend the reach of this program to additional communities, including Clarendon and Richland (3 years — Clarendon, Richland, & Sumter)

Prisma Health Upstate

To expand the services of the Pregnancy Diabetes Clinic by increasing support of onsite endocrinology services, allowing the clinic to transition into a fully integrated joint obstetric-endocrine prenatal clinic model. Reach of clinic will expand to additional communities through use of telemedicine (3 years — Anderson, Greenville, Laurens, Oconee and Pickens).

The Medical University of South Carolina’s Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness

To support the expansion of the “Docs Adopt School Health” program to eight school districts, a school-based prevention and wellness initiative and a list of best practices focused on nutrition, physical activity, employee wellness and social/emotional learning (3 years).

University of South Carolina School of Medicine

To scale FoodShare statewide, increasing fresh food access, fresh fruit and vegetable consumption and providing nutrition and diabetes education to low-income families with the overall aim of reducing the prevalence of diabetes in children and adults (5 years — statewide)