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My Path is an educational web site developed by a team of contributors with grant funding from the National Institutes of Health. The site is designed to assist patients with diabetes in making behavioral changes to improve their health.

How often should I visit the Web Site?
In general, the people that benefit the most from Internet programs are those who visit more often. We recommend that for the first month or so you visit the web site daily or at least three times per week to track your progress. After that, use the sections of the web site that you find most useful. Be sure to visit the web site if you struggle to meet your goals or face a new challenge.

How did you come up with the tips and strategies you recommend?
The actions we suggest are based on research that has shown them to be: 1) effective; and 2) preferred by people similar to you and to have been successful in making improvement in their diabetes self-management.

Contributors
Content for this site was developed by researchers and clinicians from Kaiser Permanente Colorado and Oregon Research Institute. Web site programming, design and maintenance are provided by InterVision, Inc.

Please click on each name to see some brief background information.

Russ Glasgow, PhD
Principal Investigator and Senior Scientist
Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente-Colorado
 
Linda Edwards, RN
Diabetes Education Coordinator
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
 
Paul Estabrooks, PhD
Affiliate Research Scientist
Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente-Colorado
 
Andrew Faber
Research Assistant
Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado
 
Diane King, PhD
Co-Investigator
Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado
 
Deanna Kurz, BA
Project Manager
Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado
 
Diego Osuna, M.D., MPH
Co-Investigator
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
 
Deborah J. Toobert, PhD
Co-Investigator
Oregon Research Institute

Web Site Design and Programming
Steve Christiansen
President
InterVision
 
Tim Woolley
Software Engineer
InterVision

Disclaimer
My Path is an educational Web site for informational and research purposes only. There is no guarantee that the following recommendations will necessarily improve your health. Your health is the result of many factors, some of which are not yet fully understood. Do not use the content of this Web site for diagnosis. Each person should evaluate the appropriateness of specific behavior changes or recommended activities in relation to his or her own life and health history. The information we provide through this Web site is not meant to replace the advice and care you receive from your physician or other health care professionals. If you have any concerns about your health, talk to your doctor. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Web site.

You may print or download information for personal, non-commercial purposes only. Permission to reproduce, transmit, distribute or display the content for any other purpose requires prior written consent. Except as otherwise indicated, all content on the Web site is protected by copyright law.


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