Methods for the cultural adaptation of a diabetes lifestyle intervention for Latinas: an illustrative project.

@article{Osuna2011MethodsFT,
  title={Methods for the cultural adaptation of a diabetes lifestyle intervention for Latinas: an illustrative project.},
  author={Diego Osuna and Manuel Barrera and Lisa A. Strycker and Deborah J. Toobert and Russell E. Glasgow and Cristy R Geno and Fabio Almeida and Malena Perdomo and Diane K. King and Alyssa Tinley Doty},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={341-8}
}
Because Latinas experience a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes and its complications, there is an urgent need to reach them with interventions that promote healthful lifestyles. This article illustrates a sequential approach that took an effective multiple-risk-factor behavior-change program and adapted it for Latinas with type 2 diabetes. Adaptation stages include (a) information gathering from literature and focus groups, (b) preliminary adaptation design, and (c) preliminary adaptation test… CONTINUE READING

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