Implementation outcomes …

…of a culturally adapted diabetes self-management education intervention for Native Hawaiians and Pacific islanders

Kaʻimi A. Sinclair, Anna Zamora-Kapoor, Claire Townsend-Ing, Pearl A. McElfish & Joseph Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula

BMC Public Health volume 20, Article number: 1579 (2020)

Background

Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs) experience a disproportionate burden of type 2 diabetes and related complications. Although diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) interventions have generally yielded positive results, few NHPIs have been included in these studies, and even fewer studies have been evaluated using a randomized controlled trial design and/or implementation research methods. The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate implementation outcomes of a culturally adapted diabetes self-management education intervention delivered by peer educators to Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders residing in Honolulu, Hawai’i.  Read more.