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