The interdisciplinary approach to culturally tailored medical care: "Social networking" for decreasing risk: Comment on "The effects of a nurse case manager and a community health worker team on diabetic control, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations among urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial" and "Trial of family and friend support for weight loss in African American adults"

Arch Intern Med. 2009 Oct 26;169(19):1804-5. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.356.
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Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • African Americans* / statistics & numerical data
  • Case Management*
  • Community Health Services
  • Cultural Characteristics
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2* / blood
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2* / epidemiology
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2* / therapy
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data
  • Family*
  • Friends*
  • Healthcare Disparities*
  • Humans
  • Nurse's Role
  • Obesity* / epidemiology
  • Obesity* / therapy
  • Patient Admission / statistics & numerical data
  • Patient Care Team*
  • Prevalence
  • Self-Help Groups
  • Social Support*
  • United States / epidemiology
  • Urban Population / statistics & numerical data
  • Weight Loss*