A preliminary report on an assessment of a community-based intervention for diabetes control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Less2010APR,
  title={A preliminary report on an assessment of a community-based intervention for diabetes control in adults with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Lurline A Less and Dalip Ragoobirsingh and Errol Morrison and Michael T. Boyne and Pauline Anderson Johnson},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
  pages={i46-52}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of lay diabetes facilitators (LDFs) to increase knowledge and improve control among persons with diabetes. Methodology. A prospective cohort study was conducted among persons with diabetes in 16 health care centres in Jamaica to evaluate the effect of LDFs on glycaemia [haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)] and body mass index (BMI). One hundred and fifty-nine persons with diabetes were recruited for the intervention from eight clinical… CONTINUE READING