Implementation of a culturally tailored diabetes intervention with community health workers in American Samoa.

@article{Depue2013ImplementationOA,
  title={Implementation of a culturally tailored diabetes intervention with community health workers in American Samoa.},
  author={Judith Depue and Rochelle K. Rosen and Andrew D. Seiden and Nicole Margaret Bereolos and Marian L Chima and Michael G. Goldstein and Ofeira Nu'usolia and John Tuitele and S T McGarvey},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={761-71}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to answer key implementation questions from our translation research with a primary care-based, nurse-community health worker (CHW) team intervention to support type 2 diabetes self-management. METHODS Descriptive data are given on intervention delivery, CHW visit content, patient safety, and intervention costs, along with statistical analyses to examine participant characteristics of higher attendance at visits. RESULTS In the intervention sample (n… CONTINUE READING

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