A Culturally Tailored Community Health Worker Intervention Leads to Improvement in Patient-Centered Outcomes for Immigrant Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

@inproceedings{Islam2018ACT,
  title={A Culturally Tailored Community Health Worker Intervention Leads to Improvement in Patient-Centered Outcomes for Immigrant Patients With Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={Nadia S. Islam and Laura C. Wyatt and M. D. Taher and Lindsey Riley and S Darius Tandon and Michael A. Tanner and Basabi R. Mukherji and Chau Trinh-Shevrin},
  booktitle={Clinical diabetes : a publication of the American Diabetes Association},
  year={2018}
}
IN BRIEF This article reports results from a patient-centered intervention to improve management of type 2 diabetes in the New York City Bangladeshi community. The DREAM (Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities) intervention is a randomized trial among Bangladeshi immigrants with type 2 diabetes comparing those enrolled in a community health worker (CHW) intervention to those in usual care. Participants in the intervention group received five group-based educational sessions and… CONTINUE READING

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