Group visits for Hmong adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a pre-post analysis.

@article{CulhanePera2005GroupVF,
  title={Group visits for Hmong adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a pre-post analysis.},
  author={Kathleen A Culhane-Pera and Kevin A. Peterson and A. Lauren Crain and Bruce A. Center and Mayseng Lee and Bee Her and Tely Xiong},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={315-27}
}
Hmong refugees with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) have poor glycemic control. For Hmong adults with DM2, group visits were instituted at a community health center and evaluated for their influence on diabetes management. Pre- and postintervention measures of physical health, mental health, and behavior were collected on 39 participants (64% participation rate). Baseline characteristics and clinical outcomes of 39 group visit participants were compared with 22 Hmong DM2 adults who refused to… CONTINUE READING

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