In collaboration with the UCLA CTSI, Los Angeles County implemented a system-level intervention that improved access to eye care and treatment for diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in working age adults.
Lifestyle, income, education, geography, race/ethnicity, culture, discrimination, family and social connection all have a great impact on health. Understanding and addressing social determinants of health and disparities in our diverse community is a priority for the CTSI.
Through its programs and services, CTSI bridges the divide between scientists and communities that might benefit from research.
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