“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).
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