Making connections: Implementing the national diabetes education program to improve diabetes management in Hispanic patients
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2020-10-13T15:52:42Z
Author DetailsAdriana Bentum-Tilus, DNP, APRN-C, Psychiatry, Park Place Behavioral Health, Kissimme, Florida, USA; Carrie Riley Risher, DNP, MA.Ed, CMSRN; Beverley E. Blair Brown, EdD, MSN, SCM, ARNP, FNP -- School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
KeywordsCultural Competency in Patient Care; Diabetes Type 2 in Hispanic Populations; Education Using the Teach-Back-Method
Diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) is an ever-increasing chronic disease among Hispanic patient populations. Evidence-based practice has shown that DM2 can be managed with lifestyle changes; diet, and exercise. This project's goal was to have a consequential positive and empowering impact on the health of Hispanic families through education.
Conference Name31st International Nursing Research Congress
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International
Conference LocationVirtual Event
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Sigma Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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