A Randomized Trial of a Postpartum Diabetes Prevention Program for Hispanic Women

The primary goals of this randomized controlled trial are to test the efficacy of a culturally and linguistically modified, individually-tailored lifestyle intervention to reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease among postpartum Hispanic women with a history of abnormal glucose tolerance during pregnancy.

Program Type: 

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Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

September 3, 2012 to June 30, 2017

Partner(s): 

Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
UMASS Medical Center
Worcester, MA 01655
United States

Program Director: 

Lisa Chasan-Taber

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Megan Ward Harvey

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

School of Public Health and Health Sciences/Epidemiology

Student Involvement: 

No

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

Assessment Mechanism: 

No