Intervention Mapping as a Guide for the Development of a Diabetes Peer Support Intervention in Rural Alabama
Describes development of a culturally relevant program to improve diabetes self-management among medically underserved African American adults in Alabama's Black Belt. Discusses intervention mapping as a systematic process combining theory, empirical evidence from the literature, and data from the community, and shows how this may be a useful approach in developing and adapting programs.
Author(s): Andrea Cherrington, Michelle Y. Martin, Michaela Hayes, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 9 Date: 01/2012 Type: Document view details
Quality of Diabetes Mellitus Care by Rural Primary Care Physicians
Describes the relationship between the degree of rurality
and glucose, blood pressure, and lipid control among
patients with diabetes. Includes statistics for patient
characteristics by degree of rurality.
Author(s): Stephen A. Tonks, Sohil Makwana, Amanda H. Salanitro, et al. Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 28(4), 364-371 Date: 2012 Type: Document view details
Chronic Disease Risk Factors Among American Indian/Alaska Native Women of Reproductive Age
Discusses prevalence of chronic conditions and risk factors among a nationally representative sample of American Indian/Alaska Native women aged 18-44 years and makes comparisons with White women. Includes statistical breakdowns by weight status, physical activity level, cigarette use, and insurance coverage.
Author(s): Pamela Amparo, Sherry L. Farr, Patricia M. Dietz Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(6) Date: 11/2011 Type: Document view details
Chronic Disease Risk Factors Among Alaska Native and American Indian People, Alaska, 2004-2006
Summary of data collected from a large population of adult American Indian/Alaska Native people in 26 Alaska communities, and comparison with U.S. overall population. Includes statistical breakdowns by sex, age group, ethnicity, weight status, and levels of cholesterol, blood glucose, and blood pressure.
Author(s): Diana G. Redwood, Anne P. Lanier, Janet M. Johnston, Elvin D. Asay, Martha L. Slattery Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 7(4) Date: 07/2010 Type: Document view details