The role of active family nutritional support in Navajos' type 2 diabetes metabolic control.


OBJECTIVE We examined if active family nutritional support is associated with improved metabolic outcomes for Diné (Navajo) individuals living with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The presence of family support, using variables identified in earlier ethnographic research, was assessed via surveys in a convenience sample of 163 diabetic… (More)

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