A Randomized-Controlled, Pilot Intervention on Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles in the New York City Korean Community

@article{Islam2013ARP,
  title={A Randomized-Controlled, Pilot Intervention on Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles in the New York City Korean Community},
  author={Nadia Islam and Jennifer M. Zanowiak and Laura C. Wyatt and Kay Chun and Linda Lee and Simona C Kwon and Chau Trinh-Shevrin},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={1030-1041}
}
Asian Americans experience diabetes at a higher rate than non-Hispanic whites. Diabetes prevention programs using lifestyle interventions have been shown to produce beneficial results, yet there have been no culturally-tailored programs for diabetes prevention in the Korean community. We explore the impact and feasibility of a pilot Community Health Worker (CHW) intervention to improve health behaviors and promote diabetes prevention among Korean Americans using a randomized controlled trial… CONTINUE READING