Solutions to Diabetes in Black Americans

The Solutions to Diabetes in Black Americans Core provides methodological and content expertise to advance the field of diabetes research in Black Americans through a partnership with the African American Collaborative Obesity Network.

Solutions to Diabetes in Black Americans Core

Core services include:

  • Rapid reviews and topic suggestions to support CDTR research
  • Provide reviews in writing, supplemented with individual consultations, to investigators during the study development process
  • Development and evaluation of obesity and diabetes prevention interventions with greater specificity and salience for black Americans
  • Consultation on relevant theoretical and conceptual models to inform study design, measurement, and analysis
  • Advise on selection of measures for individual and contextual assessments to support individual studies and improve the ability to compare across studies
  • Consultation on research addressing food marketing tactics that are deterrents to obesity and diabetes prevention and control in black communities
  • Participate in Center sponsored‘Next Steps’ Events designed to connect and catalyze investigators to share ideas, form collaborative teams, and develop innovative approaches that advance translational research to eliminate diabetes disparities.