Better Care for Black Men: Feasibility of mHealth to improve communication strategies for Black men with Type-2 Diabetes

Project: Internal Grant

Project Details


Objective 1: Initiate relationships with local community of Black men with type 2 diabetes and clinicians who serve them. Outcome 1: Build long-term working relationships with Black men to promote ongoing communication research to reduce disparities around type 2 diabetes. Objective 2: Conduct in-depth interviews with Black men with type 2 diabetes and clinicians to characterize applicability of mobile/smartphone (mHealth) interventions to promote self-management and patient activation. Outcome 2: Use interview data to characterize participant attitudes and beliefs about mHealth interventions to inform authentic self-management and patient activation around type 2 diabetes.
Effective start/end date9/1/208/1/21

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities


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