Utilizing a 24-hour dietary recall and culturally specific diabetes education in Mexican Americans with diabetes.

@article{Elshaw1994UtilizingA2,
  title={Utilizing a 24-hour dietary recall and culturally specific diabetes education in Mexican Americans with diabetes.},
  author={E B Elshaw and Eleanor A. Young and Michael John Saunders and Wealtha McGurn and Luis A. Lopez},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  year={1994},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={228-35}
}
Two objectives were established for this study: 1) to assess the impact of a culturally specific, intensive diabetes education program on dietary patterns, and 2) to assess nutrient consumption relative to the Recommended Dietary Allowances. The study population consisted of elderly Mexican Americans with diabetes living in Harlingen and Brownsville, Texas. The experimental group (n = 78) participated in an intense, 2-hour nutrition education session, while the control group (n = 74) did not… CONTINUE READING

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