Patient-family member dyads in the family dyad intervention arm will receive 1) 14 sessions (8 weekly and 6 biweekly) over 20 weeks of family-dyad-focused, in-person group sessions on diabetes self-management and family support; 2) family dyad-focused support component in each group session; and 3) individual family feedback telephone sessions.
Behavioral: Family dyad diabetes intervention
The goals of the intervention are to encourage participants to (1) daily self-manage diabetes and stress; (2) establish a healthy eating pattern; (3) engage in brisk walking of 150 or more minutes a week; and (4) use solution-focused problem-solving strategy and supportive family communication skills.
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