Edition Information: Volume 3, Issue 8, 2016

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     This Month's HealthStreet Statistics:

 

42 NEW HealthStreet Members 

116 NEW Navigations to UF Research

25 NEW Enrollments to UF Research

80 Blood Pressure Screenings

 

 

7,814 Total HealthStreet Members   

***Numbers reflect data collected between 6/19/2016 and 7/18/2016*** 

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UF HealthStreet's 1st Annual Night of Dance at Bo Diddley Plaza

 

HealthStreet is bringing the Gainesville community together to celebrate wellness and diversity at Bo Diddley Plaza on Saturday, August 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Gainesville. 

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UF study examines differences between widely-used generic and brand medications for high blood pressure management

"HealthStreet has helped increase our subject recruitment by explaining the purpose of our study to interested members of the community,” Scott Mosley, PharmD, co-investigator.

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UF Diabetes Institute to donate glucometers for HealthStreet Community Health Workers

UF Diabetes Institute to donate glucometers for HealthStreet Community Health Workers

One out of every 11 people in the US living with diabetes, yet more than a quarter of people are not aware that they have this condition. Thanks to the generosity of the UF Diabetes Institute, HealthStreet Community Health Workers (CHWs) now have another resource, six new glucometers, to continue to effectively serve the Gainesville community’s health needs.

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HealthStreet Abroad 

HealthStreet Founding Director and UF College of Public Health and Health Professions Founding Chair of the department of epidemiology, Dr. Linda B. Cottler, met with Chulalongkorn University President Professor Dr. Bundhit Eua-arporn to discuss the HealthStreet  community engagement model.

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NEW Diabetes Support Group at HealthStreet September 28, 2016
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For More HealthStreet Events, Click on Our Calendar!

Every month, HealthStreet hosts a variety of services, Community Health Worker outreach efforts, classes, support groups and events that aim to better the community's health! 

Click here to see our August calendar 

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Resources for Researchers

HealthStreet offers great services to UF investigators. Community Health Workers meet community members in the field and link them to studies through the coordinator. We also routinely check our population database for persons who may fit eligibility criteria for UF studies.  Find out what HealthStreet can do for your research study! 

Pictured:  Participants in the Interactive Games to Increase Older Adults' Sense of Social Connectedness Study. The private investigator for the study was Yu-Hao Lee, PhD. Study coordinators were doctoral students Min Xiao and Robert Wells.

Learn how HealthStreet can help your study

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About HealthStreet

HealthStreet is a community engagement program that connects community members to medical and social services and opportunities to participate in health research at the University of Florida.  By completing a health assessment with one of our Community Health Workers, we can provide you many low or no-cost services, including eye exams, mental health counseling, dance classes, cooking classes, health support groups, a clothing closet and a toiletry pantry. Your voice is important, and you can be heard by becoming a HealthStreet member. 

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