TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gaillard, Trudy
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Adult Learning;Winter/Spring2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35778135

 

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