Addressing obesity and diabetes among African American men: examination of a community-based model of prevention.

@article{Treadwell2010AddressingOA,
  title={Addressing obesity and diabetes among African American men: examination of a community-based model of prevention.},
  author={Henrie Treadwell and Kisha Holden and Richard Hubbard and Forest Harper and Fred Wright and Michael Ferrer and Starla Hairston Blanks and Gina M. Villani and Aaron Thomas and Florence Washington and Edward K Kim},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={102 9},
  pages={794-802}
}
The Save Our Sons study is a community-based, culturally responsive, and gender-specific intervention aimed at reducing obesity and diabetes among a small sample (n = 42) of African American men. The goals of the study were to: (1) test the feasibility of implementing a group health education and intervention model to reduce the incidence of diabetes and obesity among African American men; (2) improve regular access to and utilization of health care services and community supportive resources… CONTINUE READING

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