Dulce + IMPACT: Combining depression and diabetes care management

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This research project combined IMPACT depression care management with an existing diabetes care management program for low income, predominantly Spanish-speaking Latinx people in San Diego. The study shows that this combined approach is both effective and cost-effective with this population. 


California Endowment

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Citation for the publication describing this study and its outcomes:

  • Gilmer TP, Walker C, Johnson ED, Philis-Tsimikas A, Unützer J. (2008) Improving treatment of depression among Latinos with diabetes using project Dulce and IMPACT. Diabetes Care; Jul;31(7):1324-6
Start and End Dates
January, 2014
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