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Title Diabetes and health disparities : community-based approaches for racial and ethnic populations / [edited by] Leandris C. Liburd.

Publication Info. New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2010]
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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.462 D536DAH    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 415 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Diabetes and health disparities : community-based approaches for racial and ethnic populations / Leandris C. Liburd -- Overview and epidemiology of diabetes in racial/ethnic minorities in the United States / Meda E. Pavkov ... [et al.] -- The co-emergence of the diabetes and obesity epidemics in racial and ethnic populations / Leandris C. Liburd -- Culture, meaning, and obesity among college-educated African American women : an anthropological perspective / Leandris C. Liburd -- The centrality of community in eliminating diabetes disparities / Leandris C. Liburd and Janice V. Bowie -- Recontextualizing place : the influence of residential segregation on health disparities in the United States / Amanda M. Navarro -- Community change : its importance in evaluating diabetes programs in communities of color / Mark D. Rivera and Pattie J. Tucker -- Project DIRECT (Diabetes Interventions Reaching and Educating Communities Together) / Joyce C. Page ... [et al.] -- REACH Charleston and Georgetown Diabetes Coalition : improving outcomes for African Americans with diabetes / Carolyn Jenkins ... [et al] -- American Indian Higher Education Consortium Honoring Our Health Grant Program / Kelly Moore, Carolee Dodge-Francis, and Lemyra DeBruyn -- Cherokee Choices diabetes prevention program : the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians / Jeff Bachar -- Making the Connection (¬°Conectate!) : the healthy living program / Laurie Ruggiero and Emily E. Anderson -- Implementing environmental changes in San Luis Valley Colorado elementary schools : the School Environment Project / Elaine S. Belansky -- Pacific Diabetes Today : cultivating community partnerships for successful and sustainable diabetes programs in Hawaii and the U.S.-associated Pacific / Nia Aitaoto, JoAnn U. Tsark, and Kathryn L. Braun -- A multilevel intervention approach for reducing racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes : the Bronx Health REACH Nutrition Evaluation Project / Amanda M. Navarro -- Diabetes disparities reduction through improvement in healthy eating : the Chicago Southeast Diabetes Community Action Coalition / Aida L. Giachello ... [et al.].
Subject Diabetes -- United States -- Epidemiology.
Minorities -- United States -- Diseases.
Diabetes Mellitus -- ethnology -- United States.
Community Networks -- United States.
Diabetes Mellitus -- prevention & control -- United States.
Government Programs -- United States.
Health Status Disparities -- United States.
Healthcare Disparities -- United States.
Added Author Liburd, Leandris C.
ISBN 9780826101280
0826101283
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