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Culturally Adapted Diabetes Intervention in Sikh Indians in NYC

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Researchers at NYU School of Medicine evaluated worsening diabetes trends in Sikh Indians, the largest South Asian Subgroup in NYC¹. The purpose of their study was to find a general diabetes prevention method that targeted specific Asian groups: weight, BMI, and blood pressure. The methods included using community health workers to lead six intervention classes with 10 follow-up phone calls ... Read More »