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Structural Racism and Inequitable Pediatric Diabetes Care

Data show racial disparities in type 1 diabetes treatment and outcomes in non-Hispanic Black (NHB) children in the US. NHB children are less likely to be treated with diabetes technology, have poorer glycemic control and higher rates of diabetes complications and diabetes-related mortality than non-Hispanic white children. There is much to be done to ensure equitable care, but as yet, structural racism has not been a focus.

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National Society Honors Three Penn Nursing Professors

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the country’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — is honoring three Penn Nursing Professors with awards for their outstanding research, distinguished leadership in teaching and service, and for fostering new ideas in gerontological science.

Barbara Riegel, PhD, RN, FAAN, Transitions from Standing Faculty at Penn Nursing After 19 Years of Service

Barbara Riegel, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA has transitioned from her position as the Edith Clemmer Steinbright Chair of Gerontology. She has been a highly respected member of the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing for the past 19 years. A world-renowned expert in heart failure self-care, Barbara has been listening deeply to her patients and patients’ families to build a rich body of evidence aimed at helping older adults with heart failure enjoy a high quality of life.

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