A Community Health Worker-Delivered Intervention in African American Women with Type 2 Diabetes: A 12-Month Randomized Trial

Authors Lutes, L.D. , Cummings, D.M. , Littlewood, K. , Dinatale, E. , Hambidge, B.

Date 2017

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.