?Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago? is part of the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes, a five year initiative supported by The Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck & Co. Through grants to five organizations in the Alliance and a National Program Office, the Merck Foundation supports comprehensive, multi-faceted, community-based programs that address the key factors to improve health outcomes for people living with diabetes.

Learn more about the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in this video.

This research is supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) through an R18 (DK083946-01A1), the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research (P30 DK20595), and the Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) (P60 DK20595).

Research for this project was supported by the National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UL1TR000430. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

In-kind support is generously provided by the University of Chicago through the Urban Health Initiative, the Provost, the Dean of the Biological Sciences Division, the Department of Medicine, and the Section of General Internal Medicine.

Support for Dr. Chin is provided by a Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research from the NIDDK (K24 DK071933).