ERIC Number: EJ660152
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Association of Exercise Stages of Change with Glycemic Control in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes.
Natarajan, Sundar; Clyburn, Ernest B.; Brown, Ronald T.
American Journal of Health Promotion, v17 n1 p72-75 Sep-Oct 2002
Investigated the distribution of diabetic patients' stages of change to follow an exercise regimen, examining whether later stages of change were associated with better glycemic control. Data on participants from a primary care clinic (who were predominantly black, female, and indigent) indicated that over half of were in pre-contemplation, contemplation, and preparation stages of change for exercise. Later stages of change associated with better glycemic control. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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