Intervention Mapping as a Guide for the Development of a Diabetes Peer Support Intervention in Rural Alabama

  title={Intervention Mapping as a Guide for the Development of a Diabetes Peer Support Intervention in Rural Alabama},
  author={Andrea L. Cherrington and Michelle Y. Martin and Michaela Hayes and Jewell H. Halanych and Susan J. Andreae and Monika M. Safford and Mary Annette Wright and Susan J. Appel},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
INTRODUCTION Peer support is a promising strategy for the reduction of diabetes-related health disparities; however, few studies describe the development of such strategies in enough detail to allow for replication. The objective of this article is to describe the development of a 1-year peer support intervention to improve diabetes self-management among African American adults with diabetes in Alabama's Black Belt. METHODS We used principles of intervention mapping, including literature… CONTINUE READING
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