Implementation of a Diabetes Self-Management Intervention for Mexican-American Families in the Arizona-Mexico Border Region
Repository Posting Date2017-07-27T17:59:27Z
Author(s)McEwen, Marylyn M.
Author DetailsMarylyn M. McEwen, PhD - College of Nursing and Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationBeta Mu
Other Title(s)Translational Research: Dissemination and Implementation of Interventions From Research to Practice [Symposium]
Level of EvidenceN/A
KeywordsCommunity based diabetes family intervention; Mexican Americans; Type 2 diabetes self-management
Refinement, implementation and testing of a culturally tailored diabetes self-management education community-based intervention for Mexican American adults with Type 2 diabetes and their family members will be described. A CBPR approach for refinement, implementation and testing, and challenges for future research before dissemination, the next translational phase, will be discussed.