A Primary Intervention Program (Pilot Study) for Mexican American Children at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Shirlyn B. McKenzie, Janelle O'Connell, Linda A. Smith, William E. Ottinger

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    Abstract

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)180-187
    Number of pages8
    JournalDiabetes Educator
    Volume24
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - Mar 1998

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    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Health
    Nutrition Assessment
    Sample Size
    Statistical Factor Analysis
    Reference Values
    Chronic Disease
    Exercise
    Diet
    Morbidity
    Education
    Mortality

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    • Internal Medicine
    • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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    McKenzie, S. B., O'Connell, J., Smith, L. A., & Ottinger, W. E. (1998). A Primary Intervention Program (Pilot Study) for Mexican American Children at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Educator, 24(2), 180-187.

    A Primary Intervention Program (Pilot Study) for Mexican American Children at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. / McKenzie, Shirlyn B.; O'Connell, Janelle; Smith, Linda A.; Ottinger, William E.

    In: Diabetes Educator, Vol. 24, No. 2, 03.1998, p. 180-187.

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    McKenzie, SB, O'Connell, J, Smith, LA & Ottinger, WE 1998, 'A Primary Intervention Program (Pilot Study) for Mexican American Children at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes', Diabetes Educator, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 180-187.
    McKenzie, Shirlyn B. ; O'Connell, Janelle ; Smith, Linda A. ; Ottinger, William E. / A Primary Intervention Program (Pilot Study) for Mexican American Children at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. In: Diabetes Educator. 1998 ; Vol. 24, No. 2. pp. 180-187.
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