Factors Influencing Management of Type 2 Diabetes Among Vietnamese Seniors in Worcester, MA

Title: Factors Influencing Management of Type 2 Diabetes Among Vietnamese Seniors in Worcester, MA

Author: Marianne Sarkis, Amelia Angevine, Chantal Begley, Kristina Nguyen, Thuha Le

Date: 2013

Description: This is a research project conducted by students as part of a Clark University course that examines the social and environmental factors contributing to type 2 diabetes in elderly people of Vietnamese in Worcester, MA.  The researchers focused on how diabetes management is affected by factors related to physical environment and community, such as accessibility of healthy lifestyle choices. This research was conducted through eleven individual interviews and seven focus groups.

http://commons.clarku.edu/localknowledge/17/

Keywords: Type 2 Diabetes, Elderly, Vietnamese

Cataloged by: Patrick Barnosky/ B. J. Perkins

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