Holistic Nursing Practice

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Holistic Nursing Practice:
doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000006

Beliefs About Preventive Care, Individual Health, and Lifestyle Change Among Low-Income African American Women at Risk for Diabetes

Bernstein, Adam M. MD, ScD; Rudd, Natalie RN; Gendy, Gina MD; Moffett, Kristie MHA; Adams, Jacquelyn BS; Steele, Scott BA; Frietchen, Michelle MA, BBA

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Focus groups were held to better understand conceptions of disease prevention among low-income African American women at risk for diabetes. Mental calm was associated with health more than nutrition, exercise, or social connection. This finding suggests that prioritizing stress reduction will help with successful implementation of community holistic diabetes prevention programs.

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