Faith-Based Adult Learning Initiatives for Diabetes Education in the African American Community

Gaillard, Trudy
January 2007
Adult Learning;Winter/Spring2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p6
Academic Journal
The article explores the role of faith-based adult learning initiatives for diabetes education in the African American church. It intends to educate adults how to manage their disease, quality of life experiences and to prevent acute complications of the condition while keeping costs to a minimum. According to the article, it is important to engage adults in their experiences with diabetes and other health issues, while focusing and exploring the roles of religion, faith and health. Additionally, the church can nurture, educate and provide social support for the well-being of those that share their faith.


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