Exploratory effects of a mindfulness+lifestyle program for type 2 diabetes prevention on parental psychosocial adjustment in families of Latino adolescents
Latino adolescents have a particularly high risk of developing youth-onset type 2 diabetes (T2D) compared to other racial/ethnic groups. Latino families frequently experience high levels of stress due to a variety of social/environmental factors including stigma, discrimination, immigration, and acculturation. Culturally adapted, family-based intervention programs designed specifically for Latino adolescents to increase healthy eating and physical activity show strong potential to reduce adolescents' risk of T2D. Yet, existing programs rarely address the heightened psychological stress faced by ...
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