Health is Wealth: Methods to Improve Attendance in a Lifestyle Intervention for a Largely Immigrant Filipino-American Sample

@article{Leake2011HealthIW,
  title={Health is Wealth: Methods to Improve Attendance in a Lifestyle Intervention for a Largely Immigrant Filipino-American Sample},
  author={Anne R. Leake and Venus C. Bermudo and Jose Jacob and Marianela R. Jacob and Jillian Inouye},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={475-480}
}
Diabetes prevention requires lifestyle changes, and traditional educational programs for lifestyle changes have had low attendance rates in ethnic populations. This article describes the development and implementation of an educational program, emphasizing retention strategies, cultural tailoring and community participation. Community-based participatory research approaches were used to adapt and test the feasibility of a culturally tailored lifestyle intervention (named Health is Wealth) for… CONTINUE READING