Hispanic Chronic Disease Self-Management: A Randomized Community-Based Outcome Trial

  title={Hispanic Chronic Disease Self-Management: A Randomized Community-Based Outcome Trial},
  author={Kate Lorig and Philip L Ritter and Virginia M. Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Nursing Research},
BackgroundIn light of health disparities and the growing prevalence of chronic disease, there is a need for community-based interventions that improve health behaviors and health status. These interventions should be based on existing theory. ObjectiveThis study aimed to evaluate the health and utilization outcomes of a 6-week community-based program for Spanish speakers with heart disease, lung disease, or type 2 diabetes. MethodThe treatment participants in this study (n = 327) took a 6-week… 
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