Chinese American Balanced Lifestyle Education Project (CABLE)

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Investigator: Catherine Chesla, RN, PhD, FAAN

Location(s): United States

Description

Project is a pilot study of a culturally adapted Group Lifestyle Balance program designed specifically for first and second generation Chinese immigrants. Project is uses a single sample repeated measures design to determine how a group skill building program assists participants in decreasing BMI and increasing exercise. Participants must be overweight and pre-diabetic and/or have markers for metabolic syndrome. Intervention will be delivered in Mandarin and Cantonese.