Date of Completion
Integrative Studies: Health Science and Intercultural Studies
Dr. Usenime Akpanudo
Dr. Tim Westbrook
The overall purpose of this study is to explore the pandemic experience of African American’s with Type 2 Diabetes. This study was done to highlight a specific group of people who live with a chronic illness and the steps they took to ensure their safety during a pandemic. The COVID- 19 pandemic had been shown to adversely and disproportionately impact minorities and those with diabetes in regards to mortality rates. This study aims to bring light to the stories of those dealing with more than just the pandemic. It wanted to explore how they made it thus far, and if there was a reason for their success.
Edmerson, Lei, "Examining the Healthcare Journeys of African American Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes amid COVID-19" (2021). Honors Theses. 6.