Strong in body and spirit: lifestyle intervention for Native American adults with diabetes in New Mexico.

  title={Strong in body and spirit: lifestyle intervention for Native American adults with diabetes in New Mexico.},
  author={Susan S Gilliland and Stanley Paul Azen and Georgia E Perez and J. Scott Carter},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={25 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of a culturally appropriate diabetes lifestyle intervention for Native Americans on risk factors for complications of diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A nonrandomized, community-based diabetes intervention trial was conducted in three Native American sites in New Mexico from 1993-1997. Participants were assigned to intervention or control based on community of residence. Intervention sessions were held approximately 6 weeks apart over approximately 10… CONTINUE READING


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