Engaging faith-based resources to initiate and support diabetes self-management among African Americans: a collaboration of informal and formal systems of care.

@article{Johnson2014EngagingFR,
  title={Engaging faith-based resources to initiate and support diabetes self-management among African Americans: a collaboration of informal and formal systems of care.},
  author={Patria Johnson and Margaret Thorman Hartig and Renee Frazier and Mae Clayton and Georgia Oliver and Belinda Wilburn Nelson and Beverly J Williams-Cleaves},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 2 Suppl},
  pages={71S-82S}
}
Diabetes for Life (DFL), a project of Memphis Healthy Churches (MHC) and Common Table Health Alliance (CTHA; formerly Healthy Memphis Common Table [HMCT]), is a self-management program aimed at reducing health disparities among African Americans with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee. This program is one of five national projects that constitute The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes, a 5-year grant-funded initiative of The Merck Foundation. Our purpose is… CONTINUE READING

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