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Preventing Diabetes in Latino Youth

The study will test the effectiveness of a year-long, culturally-grounded, lifestyle intervention program for reducing diabetes risk in obese Latino adolescents with prediabetic diagnosis and plans to enroll 120 adolescents to be randomly assigned to a community-based diabetes prevention program or a usual care control group.

Project Details


Gabriel Shaibi
Principal Investigator

CONHI Faculty
No additional faculty on project.
Research Area(s)
Chronic Disease
Diabetes
Sponsor
HHS: National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Funding Duration
2015 to 2020