Steering Wheel of Self-Management

This resources uses a steering wheel metaphor to help patients feel empowered to manage their diabetes successfully. Handouts are available in Spanish and English.

March 15, 2021 · PDF, Video


2024 Diabetes Calendars

NEW! 2024 Calendars with photos and information about healthy eating and diabetes. In Amharic, Arabic, Dari, Khmer, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya & Vietnamese.

December 23, 2020 · PDF


Senior woman talks with a doctor online

Navigating Telehealth in Limited English Proficiency Populations

The goal of this article is to highlight best practices in Telemedicine as they are emerging during the Covid-19 pandemic and the barriers and facilitators to a successful Telehealth visit with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients.

August 3, 2020 · Article, PDF


Teaching Central American minors

Central American Minors Refugee Health Profile

Provide information to help resettlement agencies and healthcare providers gain a better understanding of Central American immigrants, their cultural backgrounds and population-specific health issues.

January 11, 2017 · PDF


Female nurse taking blood pressure of female patient in a hospital bed

Translated Nurse-to-Patient Communication Pages – Harborview

Pages developed with nurses and interpreters to aid caregivers in communicating basic information to their patients.

October 5, 2016


Advance Directives Presentation – Khmer/English

This is a 41 minute video presentation of a discussion led by Dr. Alex Molnar (Harborview Med Center/Univ of WA) with a community group of Cambodian Americans about the subjects of advance directives and end-of-life decision making.

October 2, 2015 · Video


Language expert Mekonnen Gebretsadik and Benji Perin discussing Tigrigna phrases.

Phrases of Courtesy in Nine Languages: A Tool for Medical Providers

Features videos of native speakers saying phrases of courtesy in nine languages. This tool is to help develop rapport in the interpreted health encounter.

August 8, 2013 · Article, Video


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Adherence Barriers to Antidepressants among an Urban Female Latino Population

An article highlighting insights from providers and patients about risk factors, protective factors and interventions related to adherence barriers to antidepressants among urban Latinos.

July 18, 2013 · Article


Patient, Translator, Doctor Appointment

Factors Affecting Cancer Screening and Care in the Latino Population

The goal of this article is to improve rates of cancer screening and cancer outcomes by increasing the medical community’s understanding of the complex cultural and socioeconomic factors affecting Latinos.

April 19, 2011 · Article


Nutrition education in grocery store.

Group Nutrition Education Poster

1 page poster PDF summarizing a WIC group nutrition project for Spanish and Somali families.

August 17, 2009 · PDF


photo of a patient curled up on the couch in a therapist's office.

¡No soy Loco! / I’m Not Crazy! Understanding the Stigma of Mental Illness in Latinos

The goal of this video is to demonstrate how Latino patients present their stigma of mental illness, and how skilled therapists manage it.

January 1, 2009 · Video