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How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Somali Patients with Diabetes

Author(s): Jocelyn James, MD; Yetta Levine
Contributor(s): Karen Conger; Lisa Messerli; Anab Abdullahi; Ashwaq Mohamed; Mohamed Hashi.
Date Authored: May 20, 2015
Funding for this education was provided by the Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority.

This 21 minute narrated video slideshow presentation is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose. It is culturally tailored to reflect foods commonly consumed by Somali Americans and includes photos of foods, meal comparisons, and portion sizes. Scroll-over video for table of contents. May take a moment to load.

The link address is: http://media2.hsl.washington.edu/ethnomed/Diabetes/Somali/SomaliDiabetesProject061215.html