A randomized trial of a church-based diabetes self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes.

@article{SamuelHodge2009ART,
  title={A randomized trial of a church-based diabetes self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Carmen D Samuel-Hodge and Thomas C. Keyserling and Sola Park and Larry F Johnston and Ziya Gizlice and Shrikant I. Bangdiwala},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={439-54}
}
PURPOSE This study developed and tested a culturally appropriate, church-based intervention to improve diabetes self-management. Research Design and Methods This was a randomized trial conducted at 24 African American churches in central North Carolina. Churches were randomized to receive the special intervention (SI; 13 churches, 117 participants) or the… CONTINUE READING