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Preventing Chronic Disease: ActuaYa

2019-09-19 03:56:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study is to help older Hispanic women to increase physical activity, reach a healthy body weight, increase self-esteem and mood and increase knowledge about chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and HIV.

Study Design

Conditions

Healthy Aging

Intervention

Go4Life-Physical Activity/Exercise Program "Workout to Go" 5, ActuaYa Educational Sessions

Location

University of Miami
Miami
Florida
United States
33146

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Miami

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-19T03:56:49-0400

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