Effect of a bilingual diabetes education interactive telenovela on glycemic control among hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomized clinical trial
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the role of a culturally tailored diabetes interactive telenovela in improving glycemic control in Hispanic patients with T2DM. Discuss gender differences in diabetes management, particularly insulin therapy, and the impact on glycemic control in Hispanic patients.
Keyword(s): Diabetes, Hispanic
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I'm an epidemiologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. I completed an NIH post-doctoral fellowship (National Research Service Award T32) in the same department. My research interests include interventions for the prevention and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.I am project co-director for the Sugar, Heart, and Life diabetes education program, and Licensed Registered Dietitian at Baylor Family Medicine.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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