WISEWOMAN


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WISEWOMANWell–Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation (US CDC)
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The frequency and distribution of cardiovascular disease risk factors among Nebraska women enrolled in the WISEWOMAN screening program.
The community health center is not currently a WISEWOMAN site; however, project outcomes will be considered as the organization studies the feasibility of offering the WISEWOMAN program.
Women who received services at the community health center and met the WISEWOMAN eligibility criteria (i.
Through this program, WISEWOMAN patients with abnormally high blood glucose levels, diabetes, or hypertension can be referred to a nurse specialist.
The WISEWOMAN program started in 2000; there are now 21 similar programs across the country.
The WISEWOMAN program as a whole has reduced the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other chronic diseases in over 84,000 women.
The SEARHC WISEWOMAN Program is grateful to be recognized by the Alaska Rural Health Conference as an Outstanding Rural Health Program," said Litia Garrison, SEARHC Women's Health Program Manager, upon accepting the award.
This issue of the Journal highlights the design and goals of the WISEWOMAN program, showcases its achievements, and takes stock of the challenges that must be addressed to ensure that the program lives up to its promise and makes a difference in women's health.
CDC also funds 15 WISEWOMAN projects, which aim to prevent heart disease and stroke by providing low-income, underinsured, and uninsured women aged 40-64 years with opportunities for lifestyle interventions, referral services, and screening for chronic disease risk factors; approximately 12,000 women have received services through WISEWOMAN during the past 4 years.
CDC also funds 15 WISEWOMAN projects that provide low-income, underinsured, and uninsured women aged 40-64 years with lifestyle interventions, referral services, and screening for chronic-disease risk factors to prevent cardiovascular disease; approximately 12,000 women have received services through WISEWOMAN in the past 4 years.
Reducing risk for cardiovascular disease in uninsured women: combined results from two WISEWOMAN Projects.
The nine states that achieved the 2000 objective in 1999 and Arizona, Massachusetts, and North Carolina participate in CDC's WISEWOMAN (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation) demonstration program, which provides cholesterol screening and other services to some participants in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection program [6].