Feasibility of group lifestyle intervention for diabetes prevention in Arab Americans.

  title={Feasibility of group lifestyle intervention for diabetes prevention in Arab Americans.},
  author={Linda A. Jaber and Nicole R. Pinelli and Morton B. Brown and Martha Mitchell Funnell and Robert Anderson and Adnan Hammad and William H Herman},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  volume={91 3},
AIMS To assess the feasibility and acceptability of a community-based, culturally-specific, Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)-adapted, group lifestyle intervention in Arab-Americans. METHODS Overweight (BMI ≥ 27 kg/m(2)) Arab-Americans aged ≥ 30 years and without a history of diabetes were recruited to participate in a 24-week group lifestyle intervention. The DPP core-curriculum was culturally rewritten, translated into Arabic, and delivered in weekly sessions over a 12-week period. Follow… CONTINUE READING


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