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Health Disparities in Middle-Aged Diabetics | Weitzman Institute

Health Disparities in Middle-Aged Diabetics

Completed: 
1
Study Name: 
Health Disparities in Middle-Aged Diabetics: Stress, Coping, and Health Behaviors
Study Period: 
April 1, 2013 to October 1, 2013
Funder: 
Oregon State University
Principal Investigators: 
Daren Anderson, MD
Description: 

The purpose of this is to collect pilot data in support of the development of a research project proposal for competitive grant funding. Objectives are to test the feasibility of the key processes of the main study: 1) Patient eligibility criteria; 2)Refusal rates; 3) Study retention rates; and 4) Comprehensibility of the study questionnaire.

Significance: 

The future study will examine the effects of stress coping mechanisms on the mental and physical health of African American and Hispanic individuals with diabetes.