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This is a proposal based on the quasi-experimental cross sectional pre and post study by Collins-McNeil Edwards Batch Benbow McDougald Sharpe 2012 According to the authors effective self-management of diabetes T2DM typically involves a long and complex regimen of healthy eating weight control medications glucose monitoring and exercise on a long term basis In this study a convenience sample of 12 African American n 10 women n2 men was recruited from a Church An intervention of culturally targeted self-management diabetes education was conducted over 12weeks period The result of the study showed a statistically significant difference in perceived self-management but there were no statistical significant in the other outcome measures There were clinically significant difference in pre and post intervention for systolic blood pressure level of activities and waist circumference but there were no statistical significant changes This proposal will be addressing one of the limitations of the study which was the small sample of mainly women The small sample size may not be representative enough of the whole population characteristics and is subject to type II errors in which null hypothesis is accepted when it was not trueSignificanceAfrican Americans AA are disproportionately affected by diabetes mellitus The national DM T2 is 7 while prevalence among African Americans is almost twice the national average at 13 according to Center for Disease Control and Prevention 2011 Long term complication from diabetes is also higher in AA than Non-Hispanic whites This disparity is due to a number of factors ranging from low literacy about diabetes and high rate of poverty to limited access to health care Many studies that have been done about Diabetes in AA were done in urban areas of the south because this is where large number of AA resides Utz et al 2008 According to the Center for Disease Control CDC 109million Americans age 65 and older have either diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes Specific Aims The sample size of
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