Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Evaluation of Salud Para Su Corazón (Health for your Heart) -- National Council of La Raza Promotora Outreach ProgramHector Balcazar
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, 1100 N Stanton St, Suite 100, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A09. 2005....
- A promotora de salud model for addressing cardiovascular disease risk factors in the US-Mexico border regionHector Balcazar
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 1100 N Stanton St, Ste 100, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A02. 2009....
- An ecological model using promotores de salud to prevent cardiovascular disease on the US-Mexico border: the HEART projectHector Balcazar
University of Texas, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 500 West University CH 400, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:E35. 2012..The objectives of our intervention were to reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in Hispanics living in 2 low-income areas of El Paso, Texas, and to engage the community in a physical activity and nutrition intervention...
- Use of community-based participatory research to disseminate baseline results from a cardiovascular disease randomized community trial for Mexican Americans living in a U.S.-Mexico border communityHector Balcazar
University of Texas, USA
Educ Health (Abingdon) 22:279. 2009..This article describes the development of a community-based participatory research (CBPR) process conducted in the context of a randomized community health education trial utilizing community health workers (CHWs)...
- Do acculturation and family cohesiveness influence severity of diabetes among Mexican Americans?Neda Moayad
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, School of Public Health, Fort Worth, USA
Ethn Dis 16:452-9. 2006..The goal of the study was to evaluate the effect of family cohesiveness, acculturation, socioeconomic position, and cardiovascular risk factors on severity of diabetes among Mexican Americans...
- Improved clinical outcomes using a culturally sensitive diabetes education program in a Hispanic populationShiva Metghalchi
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
Diabetes Educ 34:698-706. 2008..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a culturally sensitive diabetes education program for Hispanics with type 2 diabetes...