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Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center
Matthew Walker's mission is to provide quality healthcare services, health education and to promote wellness. Since its founding in 1969, the mission derived from a desire to ensure that quality health care was not based on an individual's income or access to insurance. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund the Family Nurse Practitioner's salary and partial coverage of fringe benefits. Out of the 200 patients who participate in the Diabetes Day clinic program (from the FNP referral) for at least one year, 50% (or 100) of the patients with an initial Hba1c greater than 9 will demonstrate after a year HbA1c levels less than 7.5, 10% will have HbA1c levels below 6.0 indicating a significant improvement in the management of their diabetes.