Authors Lutes, L.D. , Cummings, D.M. , Littlewood, K. , Dinatale, E. , Hambidge, B.
Keywords CHW models, Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based
An article from the journal Obesity assessing the effectiveness of a community health worker intervention with rural African American women with Type-2 diabetes. Participants either received weekly phone calls from a CHW for 16 weeks, or received 16 informational brochures by mail. Outcomes of interest included glycosylated hemoglobin, blood pressure, and weight changes.