Comparison of lifestyle intervention protocol in West Kauai and North Kohala Communities: Native Hawaiian Diabetes Intervention Program, 1995–1998

West Kauai Community: OS lifestyle interventionNorth Kohala Community: Standard lifestyle intervention
Family/social support
 Enrolled with OS Person
Program leaders
 Trained community peer educatorsTrained community peer educators
Number of group sessions
 Group teaching sessionsGroup teaching sessions
  1. “Exercise can be Fun” 1. “Exercise can be Fun”
  2. “Grinding the Akamai Way” 2. “Grinding the Akamai Way”
  3. “Eating Hawaiian Style” 3. “Putting It All Together”
  4. “Change is No Big Deal” 4. —
  5. “Putting it all Together” 5. —
Follow-up contacts
 Face-to-face personal follow-upTelephone follow-up
  “Cutting Back on Sugar” handout “Cutting Back on Sugar” mailed out
  “Continuing the Journey” handout
Exercise classes
 Offered to participant and OS person (6 months)Offered to participant (6 months)
  1. “Power Walking” 1. “Power Walking”
  2. “Water Aerobics” 2. “Water Aerobics”
  3. “Low-Impact Aerobics” 3. “Low-Impact Aerobics”