Center for African American Health: Faith, Support and Culturally Appropriate Education Enhance Self-Management Success

Organization: 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Published Date: 
2008

In this document the fourteen grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative tell their stories. The project provides self-management skill building for people with or at risk for diabetes and their caretakers through a culturally competent diabetes self-management course and related comprehensive services. This document provides an overview of the strategies implemented to reach rural, frontier and Indian Country settings, Latinos, African Americans, American Indians, and White populations, and the lessons learned from working with these populations.

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