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ERIC Number: EJ574524
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Evaluation of Jump into Action: A Program to Reduce the Risk of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus in School Children on the Texas-Mexico Border.
Holcomb, J. David; Lira, Juanita; Kingery, Paul M.; Smith, D. W.; Lane, Dorothy; Goodway, Jackie
Journal of School Health, v68 n7 p282-88 Sep 1998
Evaluated Jump into Action, a non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM)-prevention program that encouraged students to eat well and exercise regularly to reduce NIDDM risks. Surveys of predominantly Hispanic fifth graders and their teachers at Texas-Mexico border schools indicated that the program increased NIDDM-prevention knowledge and self-efficacy. Teachers recommended the program as effective. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas