Challenges to Managing Diabetes Among American Indians: Preliminary Findings From a Focus Group Study
Repository Posting Date2019-01-11T19:34:30Z
Author DetailsIlse E. Velazquez, SN; Lisa Scarton, PhD, RN; Diana Wilkie, PhD, RN, FAAN -- College of Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA; LaToya O'Neal, PhD, Family, Youth and Community Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
The immense disparity in the rates of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) related complications among the American Indian (AI) population, has been connected to the unsuccessful management of T2D. Need for family involvement and multigenerational participation are major factors in effective control and prevention of T2D in AI adults and youth.