Cultural translation of interventions: diabetes care in American Samoa.

@article{Depue2010CulturalTO,
  title={Cultural translation of interventions: diabetes care in American Samoa.},
  author={Judith Depue and Rochelle K. Rosen and Marian L Batts-Turner and Nicole Margaret Bereolos and Meaghan House and Rachel Forster Held and Ofeira Nu'usolia and John Tuitele and Michael G. Goldstein and Stephen T McGarvey},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={100 11},
  pages={
          2085-93
        }
}
Translation of research advances into clinical practice for at-risk communities is important to eliminate disease disparities. Adult type 2 diabetes prevalence in the US territory of American Samoa is 21.5%, but little intervention research has been carried out there. We discuss our experience with cultural translation, drawing on an emerging implementation science, which aims to build a knowledge base on adapting interventions to real-world settings. We offer examples from our behavioral… CONTINUE READING
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