Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3A, P169-186 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0363 View full text
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Eleanor A. Walker, Karen A. Stevens, Sabita Persaud

Abstract: Diabetes is a major national health problem that affects African Americans more seriously than other population groups. The purpose of this project was to increase knowledge and self-management of diabetes among African American adults 40 years of age and older diagnosed with type II diabetes. A quasi-experimental pre-test/post-test comparison group design was used. Three educational sessions were provided to participants in the intervention group. Content included information about diabetes and its complicati…

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