Project Dulce (dulce means sweet in Spanish) is a 16-year-old community-based program developed by Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute. It puts nurses in charge of helping more than 20,000 people with diabetes successfully manage their disease.
Nurse.com recently profiled Lisa Rivard, RN, and Aurelia Stephens, RN, about their roles managing care, coaching, and providing support and education for 1,869 patients in 13 community health centers and three additional sites in and around San Diego.
Visit Nurse.com to read the article RNs offer diabetes support to underserved through Project Dulce.
- Lisa Ohmstede