A community-based, culturally tailored behavioral intervention for Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Kim2009ACC,
  title={A community-based, culturally tailored behavioral intervention for Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Miyong Kim and Hae-Ra Han and H J Song and Jong-Eun Lee and Jiyun Kim and Jai Poong Ryu and Kim Byeng Kim},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={986-94}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of a culturally tailored comprehensive type 2 diabetes management intervention for Korean American immigrants (KAIs) with type 2 diabetes. METHODS A randomized controlled pilot trial with 2 parallel arms (intervention vs control) with a delayed intervention design was used. A total of 79 KAIs, recruited from the Baltimore-Washington area, completed baseline, 18-week, and 30-week follow-ups (intervention, n = 40; control, n = 39). All… CONTINUE READING