Peer-Led, Empowerment-Based Approach to Self-Management Efforts in Diabetes (PLEASED): A Randomized Controlled Trial in an African American Community.

@article{Tang2015PeerLedEA,
  title={Peer-Led, Empowerment-Based Approach to Self-Management Efforts in Diabetes (PLEASED): A Randomized Controlled Trial in an African American Community.},
  author={Tricia S. Tang and Martha Mitchell Funnell and Brandy R Sinco and Michael S Spencer and Michele Heisler},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 Suppl 1},
  pages={S27-35}
}
PURPOSE We compared a 3-month diabetes self-management education (DSME) program followed by a 12-month peer support intervention with a 3-month DSME program alone in terms of initial and sustained improvements in glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). Secondary outcomes were risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes distress, and social support. METHODS We randomized 106 community-dwelling African American adults with type 2 diabetes to a 3-month DSME program followed by 12 months of… CONTINUE READING
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