Published on in Vol 3, No 4 (2014): Oct-Dec

A Virtual World Versus Face-to-Face Intervention Format to Promote Diabetes Self-Management Among African American Women: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial

A Virtual World Versus Face-to-Face Intervention Format to Promote Diabetes Self-Management Among African American Women: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial

A Virtual World Versus Face-to-Face Intervention Format to Promote Diabetes Self-Management Among African American Women: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial

Milagros C Rosal 1, PhD;  Robin Heyden 2, BS;  Roanne Mejilla 3, MPH;  Roberta Capelson 4, MS;  Karen A Chalmers 4, MS, RD, CDE;  Maria Rizzo DePaoli 3, MSW;  Chetty Veerappa 3, PhD;  John M Wiecha 3, MD, MPH

1 University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine , Worcester, MA, US

2 Heyden Ty, LLC , Alameda, CA, US

3 Department of Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Office of Academic Affairs, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, US

4 Department of Family Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Milagros C Rosal, PhD
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
  • 55 Lake Avenue North
  • Worcester, MA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 508-856-3173
  • Email: milagros.rosal@umassmed.edu