A Nutrition Curriculum to Facilitate Hispanic Women's Adherence to Dietary Behavior Change

Type 2 diabetes is a major health concern for Hispanic women. Currently there are over 2 million Latinos age 20 and older with diabetes. 25% of Hispanic women have been diagnosed. Diabetes is the fourth leading cause of death among Hispanic women. Although there are genetic factors, adherence to healthy lifestyle choices, such as diet, has a major influence. We developed an piloted a culturally relevant nutrition curriculum designed for use by a promotora to educated Hispanic women.

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Work Title A Nutrition Curriculum to Facilitate Hispanic Women's Adherence to Dietary Behavior Change
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Creators
  1. Kendra Durdock, BSN, RN, CDE
  2. Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD
Keyword
  1. Penn State Hershey Nursing
  2. Hispanic
  3. Nutrition
License All rights reserved
Work Type Presentation
Publication Date 2011
Subject
  1. Hispanic Women
  2. Diabetes
Deposited January 21, 2014

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  • Added Creator Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD
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