A culturally targeted self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{CollinsMcNeil2012ACT,
  title={A culturally targeted self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Janice C Collins-McNeil and Christopher L. Edwards and Bryan C. Batch and Debra L Benbow and Camela S McDougald and Daphne Sharpe},
  journal={The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={126-41}
}
Inadequate knowledge of the influence of lifestyle on clinical outcomes contributes to the difficulties many African Americans experience with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This pilot study examined a 12-week church-based culturally targeted diabetes self-management education (DSME) intervention for middle-aged and older African Americans with T2DM. Quantitative data were collected at baseline and at 12 weeks and included questionnaires and anthropometric measures. There were significant… CONTINUE READING

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