College of Nursing


Associate Professor Marty Wilken has been awarded a significant two year grant (September, 2011- August, 2013) supported by the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney (NIHNIDDK) diseases. The study population includes Native Americans with Type Two Diabetes who are receiving insulin. Dr. Wilken will compare the effectiveness of traditional diabetes education to diabetes education in a culturally-appropriate Talking Circles format on both the Omaha and Rosebud reservations. 


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