Slide 13. Web 'Videonovela' Helps Patients Compare Diabetes Treatments

On July 13, 2012, Carolyn Clancy made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slide 13. Web 'Videonovela' Helps Patients Compare Diabetes Treatments.

  • Spanish-language videonovela 'Aprende a vivir'(Learn to Live).
  • Three episodes of family drama portray challenges of managing diabetes.
  • Nearly 12 percent of Hispanic adults age 20 and older have diabetes; Hispanics are twice as likely as whites to be hospitalized for diabetes complications.

Image: A photograph of the Aprende a vivir videonovela cast is shown.

http://www.healthcare411.ahrq.gov/aprendeavivir.aspx.

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Internet Citation: Slide 13. Web 'Videonovela' Helps Patients Compare Diabetes Treatments. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/clancy/clancy0713sl13.html