A new program released by pharmaceutical company Pfizer addressed the issue of racial health disparity in the treatment of diabetes patients.
Pfizer announced that they had launched a fresh, free, online tool-kit in order to help healthcare centers in the community reduce disparities related to health and race, particularly amongst ethnic minorities who are suffering from diabetes.
The fresh release backs up an older program called Friends in Health. This Pfizer creation was launched by Pfizer Health Solutions, and helped health workers to build bridges between diabetics and the community. Ultimately, the program aims to improve healthcare and lower the cost of health.
The online program includes education materials that are culturally sensitive, a toolkit and a database to evaluate the program. The new health solutions program has been tested around America to positive results. Pfizer are apparently looking for the program to be taken up on a wider basis.
Issues based on ethnic differences in treatment and healthcare often act to slow or prevent the treatment of diabetics.

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