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.

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September 3, 2012 to June 30, 2017


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

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Lisa Chasan-Taber

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Megan Ward Harvey

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School of Public Health and Health Sciences/Epidemiology

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