Using at least 4 current, relevant, peer-reviewed resources, create a literature review that does the following: Describes the project’s topic, resources reviewed, and conc


Using at least 4 current (within the past 5 years), relevant, peer-reviewed resources, create a literature review that does the following:

Describes the project’s topic, resources reviewed, and conclusions of each article.
Summarizes the principal findings of the research and their relevance to the project’s proposed outcomes.



Instructor: Profession Laura Dulski

University affiliation: Rasmussen College

Class Name: Role, Scope, Quality, and leadership.

Date: January 20, 2024


Group 1

Etim Ukut

Keisha Harris

Lashanna Taylor

Ornela Mihallai



Diabetes is becoming steadily more popular, and it is a crucial concern for public

health. Given this critical fact regarding the impact that diabetes has on individual health and

the overall community, this proposal would like to describe an all-encompassing Diabetes

Management Program for catering to the needs of our audience. This would be achieved by

offering high-quality education, support, an.d resources for those people with diabetes to

improve health outcomes (Calo e al., 2020) It will primarily focus on empowering the

community to manage diabetes effectively so that it helps them have better health and

minimize complications.

Project Goal:

Diabetes education, management, and patient’s outcome

This project is to establish a sustainable and community-based Diabetes

Management, education and patient’s outcome program that addresses the specific

requirements of individuals affected by diabetes. The program will involve educational

activities, support services, and access to resources about enhancing self-management skills,

preventing complications, and improving overall health.

Target Audience

The first group of people who will benefit from this Diabetes Management

Program are the members of our community who have been diagnosed with diabetes. This

refers to various sectors of the population ranging from different age categories, social


classes, and cultural backgrounds. By considering the needs of a diverse group, this program

aims to have an inclusive and affordable way of managing diabetes.

Assessment of Needs

During a community health needs assessment, it becomes evident that there has been an

alarming spiral of diabetes prevalence. Statistically, there has been a marked increase in

individuals diagnosed with diabetes, implying an urgent need for specific measures to control

and reduce the impact of this disease.

Limited Access to Diabetes Education

Many community members cannot access complete diabetes education programs. Self-care is

only effective if you understand the nature of diabetes, its management, and ways to change

your lifestyle. However, the existing resources are inadequate to cover this gap; that is where

our proposed program will come.

Health Disparities

Healthcare access and outcomes disparities are common in our community. Some

demographics may encounter challenges in receiving proper diabetes care, leading to

increased complications forcing them to address these disparities and achieve equitable

health outcomes for everyone (Hill-Briggs et al., 2021).

Need for Behavioral Support

There is more to diabetes management than just the medical interventions required; it also

involves significant behavioral changes. Many people, though, find themselves struggling to


acquire and maintain healthy behaviors. A tailored program can give the needed behavioral

assistance to support significant lifestyle improvement.

Community Empowerment

It is vital to empower the community to participate actively in diabetes management. Thus,

the program aims to develop a sense of belonging and responsibility to establish a

community-oriented approach towards medicine that goes beyond the individual level,

reaching further into many lives connected, forming one big supportive community.

Expected Outcome

The anticipated response to the Diabetes Management Program is multifaceted.

Education and patient outcomes

The program aims to impart thorough knowledge to individuals with diabetes about the

condition, how it can be managed, and preventive measures. We anticipate improved

awareness and knowledge levels within the community, aiming to inform decision-making

on healthy nutrition.

Improved Self-Management Skills

The program aims to improve self-management skills among individuals with diabetes

through targeted education and support (Magwood et al., 2020). These include enhanced

medication compliance, food choices, and regular tracking of blood glucose levels, resulting

in better health states.

Community Engagement and Support


A successful program will embody a sense of community engagement and support. Support

groups, peer mentoring, and community events will help individuals who have diabetes to

feel more connected and supported as they do so. It provides a boost to their mental and

emotional well-being.

Reduction in Health Disparities

One of the key goals is to address disparities in healthcare access and outcomes. The program

aims to reduce health disparities by delivering customized interventions while ensuring that

every member of a community has equal opportunities and support related to resources.

Long-Term Health Impact

Finally, the anticipated reaction should have a positive long-term effect on diabetics’ health.

The program is aimed at promoting sustainable behavior change along with effective

management strategies that will not only reduce complications and hospitalizations related to

diabetes but also lower the overall cost of healthcare associated with this condition.



Calo, W. A., Murray, A., Francis, E., Bermudez, M., & Kraschnewski, J. (2020). Peer

reviewed: Reaching the Hispanic community about COVID-19 through existing

chronic disease prevention programs. Preventing Chronic Disease, 17.

Hill-Briggs, F., Adler, N. E., Berkowitz, S. A., Chin, M. H., Gary-Webb, T. L., Navas-Acien,

A., … & Haire-Joshu, D. (2021). Social determinants of health and diabetes: a

scientific review. Diabetes care, 44(1), 258.

Magwood, G. S., Nichols, M., Jenkins, C., Logan, A., Qanungo, S., Zigbuo-Wenzler, E., &

Ellis Jr, C. (2020). Community-based interventions for stroke provided by nurses and

community health workers: A review of the literature. Journal of Neuroscience

Nursing, 52(4), 152-159.

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