Impact of the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program on Arthritis Symptoms in African Americans

@inproceedings{Wyatt2014ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program on Arthritis Symptoms in African Americans},
  author={Brooke E Wyatt and Chivon A. Mingo and Mary B. Waterman and Patience White and Rebecca J. Cleveland and Leigh F. Callahan},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Inadequate program design and lack of access to evidence-based programs are major barriers to the management of chronic diseases such as arthritis, particularly for African Americans. This study evaluates the effectiveness of the Arthritis Foundation's Walk With Ease Program (WWE) in a subsample of African Americans who were part of a larger study that established evidence of the program's efficacy. METHODS Participants were African Americans (N = 117) with self-reported… CONTINUE READING
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