Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Health, Human Services and Public Policy
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.
Lopez, Isabel, "Final capstone research report : Watsonville High School promoters of healthy lifestyles : a teen diabetes support group" (2008). Capstone Projects and Master's Theses. 161.