Date

2008

Document Type

Capstone Project

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Department

Health and Human Services

Abstract

This is a pilot Diabetes Teen Support program for Watsonville High School students of Hispanic decent in South Santa Cruz County. The program focuses on understanding diabetes, obesity and overweight problems, the impacts of diabetes on daily lives, self management and a safe place to express their feelings. The findings of this pilot program were that the program had impact on students' lives in many ways, from being aware of their actions, their socioeconomic position and creating opportunities for change.

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Capstone Project (B.A.) Health, Human Services, and Public Policy Department

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