June 21, 2012

African-American women needed for diabetes study

African-American women with Type 2 diabetes are needed for a research study.

The "Sisters Inspiring Sisters to Engage in Routine and Relevant (SISTER) Diabetes Self Care" study will require seven months of participation and will include educational/motivational sessions, individual assessment sessions, diabetes self-care tools and resources and sessions targeting routine diabetes self-care behaviors including healthier eating.

Compensation is provided to all participation-related expenses, and there will be prize drawing for participants.

For more information, contact Malinda Brooks at Meharry Medical College at 327-5680.