Title

New Beginnings: Living with Diabetes Among an Urban American Indian Community

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2017

Publication Title

Nevada Journal of Public Health

Volume

14

Abstract

The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine how do urban American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) cope and manage their daily life with type 2 diabetes. A culturally responsive American Indian adaptation of a single module within the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), New Beginnings: A Discussion Guide for Living Well with Diabetes toolkit was utilized to facilitate this conversation. This study analyzed responses from participants diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, or had family members with the disease.

Keywords

American Indian, type 2 diabetes, curriculum adaptation, qualitative research

Language

eng


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