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A Culturally Tailored Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes in South Asians

2014-08-27 03:15:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The South Asian Community, people with origins in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, or Bhutan, are more likely to get diabetes, get diabetes at younger ages, and do worse health-wise once they have diabetes than the general population. This study will test the feasibility and community acceptability of a culturally appropriate lifestyle intervention for the prevention of diabetes in the South Asian community. The outcomes of this project could be used to plan larger interventions to prevent diabetes in South Asians, a rapidly growing segment of the US population.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Diabetes

Intervention

Lifestyle Intervention Classes

Location

Emory University
Atlanta
Georgia
United States
30322

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Emory University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:18-0400

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