Diabetes Nutrition Education

Diabetes Nutrition Education for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

This study involves pilot testing a newly developed diabetes nutrition education program for American Indian and Alaska Native adults with T2D. The first phase of this study (COMIRB Protocol 18-006) included a qualitative needs assessment to inform the development of this program. The Study Aims include: piloting the newly adapted program at 6 AI/AN collaborating sites to gain feedback on satisfaction, likability, usability and clinical outcomes such as HgA1C (measure of blood sugar control), blood pressure, and body mass index (BMI).

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - American Indian and Alaska Native What Can I Eat?

Participants will engage in 5 ~90 minute diabetes nutrition education classes. They will learn about healthy eating for type 2 diabetes management. Classes include didactic lesson, hands on learning activity, sharing session, mindful nutrition practice, and physical activity

Test of a Culturally Tailored Diabetes Nutrition Education Program for Tribal and Urban American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Communities