University of Southern California
Annenberg School for Communication

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Intent to apply for NIH Grant
January 31, 2008

This research will inform public health education programs designed to increase health literacy among urban and rural African-American populations with respect to the prevention and detection of Type 2 diabetes as well how people with this disease can maintain good health. The findings will identify the neighborhood characteristics and the communication resources that influence African-Americans abilities to problem solve around issues of Type 2 diabetes. This research can serve as a model for what public health practitioners need to know about a community and its residents before they launch a campaign or intervention.

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