November is American Diabetes Month 

More than 1 in 3 adults are considered prediabetic; however, most don’t know they have it. November is American Diabetes Month and a time to raise awareness about this important public health issue. According to Healthy People 2030, more than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes. It is also the seventh leading [...]

1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health Partners with Highmark Wholecare to improve member health outcomes

Highmark Wholecare, formerly Gateway Health, a leading managed care organization dedicated to caring for the total health of its members, and the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health (1889 JCPH) have partnered to improve diabetes health outcomes and reduce health disparities for Highmark Wholecare members living in Cambria and Somerset Counties. The Community Care HUB, [...]

1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health participates in health fair

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health attended a community health fair at FWA Gym at 200 Lincoln Street in Johnstown November 6. Gym owner Oscar Cashaw and FWA tutor and community member Karen Carter Brandon, along with clinical support manager at Conemaugh Health System Barbara Duryea, joined forces to sponsor the event. After talking [...]

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The 1889 Jefferson Center at the Cambria County Resource Fair

October 3, 2018 - The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health was present at the Bridging Cambria County Resource Fair, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, raising awareness about the importance of eating healthy,  as well as the benefits a balanced, healthy diet has particularly for those suffering from [...]

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RFP for Innovative Diabetes Interventions

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is announcing a $2million Request for Proposal. The Award to Support Training, Consulting, and Implementation of Innovative Diabetes Interventions is posted on our website at https://www.1889jeffersoncenter.org/resources/funding-opportunities/   An informational webinar will be offered on July 16, 2018, 4-5PM EDT. Please register for the webinar by clicking here After [...]

Diabetes Alert Day

March 27, 2018 - Today is the American Diabetes Association Alert Day! Every year the American Diabetes Association issues a “wake-up call” to help people learn about the seriousness of diabetes, and to encourage everyone to take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. One in three Americans is at risk for getting type 2 diabetes, which can lead to serious health problems [...]

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