Journal of Cultural Diversity

Journal of Cultural Diversity is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 1, Spring

An Innovative Approach to Diabetes Education for a Hispanic Population Utilizing Community Health Workers
Abstract: Type 2 diabetes disproportionately affects the Hispanic population. New approaches are needed to provide effective education to this population. This evidencebased project utilized community health workers (CHWs) to deliver a culturally relevant...
Diabetes Symptoms, Health Literacy, and Health Care Use in Adult Latinos with Diabetes Risk Factors
Abstract: Purpose: This study examined the extent of undetected and untreated type 2 diabetes in a sample of recent Latino immigrants, and looked at the relationships among diabetes symptoms, blood glucose level, diabetes knowledge, health literacy level,...
English-as-a-Second Language (Esl) Nursing Student Success: A Critical Review of the Literature
Abstract: Many English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) nursing students struggle in nursing school for a multitude of reasons. The purpose of this critical review of the literature is to identify barriers and discover bridges to ESL nursing student success....
Exploring the World outside to Increase Cultural Competence of the Educator Within
Abstract: As nursing educators stríve to increase cultural competence among students, it is important to consider professional development in the process. There are resources available to faculty in the form of small grants, and conference attendance/...
Health Care and Cultural Needs of Client Populations
This issue of the Journal of Cultural Diversity offers insight into diabetes, cultural awareness and education. Maren Coffman, PhD, Cynthia K. Norton, MSN, ANP-BC7 and Lara Beene, MFA, used a convenience sample of Spanish speaking Latinos with type 2...
Relationship between Diabetes Self-Management Education and Self-Care Behaviors among African American Women with Type 2 Diabetes
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore the extent to which African American women participate in diabetes self-management education (DSME) and the impact of participation on self-care behaviors. Results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance...
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