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Session: Disparities and Diabetes
4337.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM
Disparities and Diabetes
Diabetes is widely recognized as a critical cause of morbidity and mortality in this country. Issues of disparities in care and education further complicate the picture of diabetes. The panelists in this session will present a number of programs to address diabetes and diabetes care among special populations.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify key issues in diabetes management and describe the disparities in diabetes care. Participants will be able to fulfill the learning objectives of the individual presentations.
Moderator(s):Ludmilla F. Scott, MPH DrPH Candte
8:30 PMEliminating Health Disparities of African American Medicare Beneficiaries in Florida: An Underserved & Rural Diabetes Project
Chitra Yeshwanth, MS, MPH
8:48 PMLearning from the community: The challenges and rewards of diabetes interventions among culturally diverse populations  [ Recorded presentation ]
Roxana Chen, MPH, Maxine Chan, Cheza Garvin, PhD, MPH, MSW
9:06 PMCommunity diabetes education: The CoDE program  [ Recorded presentation ]
Elizabeth A. Prezio, MD, Virginia Lamb, RMA, Dan Culica, MD, PhD, James W. Walton, DO
9:24 PMSuccessful integration of community health workers into the health care team: From skepticism to becoming a valued team member  [ Recorded presentation ]
Eileen Crowley, Kenneth S. Babamoto, PharmD, MPH, Lourdes Rangel, Carlos N. Casas-Zaragosa, MD, Vicki J Karlan, MPH, Miguel Treviņo, Angela J Camilleri, Julia D Portale, MPH, MBA
9:42 PMEthnic Variation in Acceptance of Diabetes and its association with Glycosylated Hemoglobin, Self-Management, Social Support, and Quality of Life
Ranjita Misra, PhD, CHES
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Health Administration; Latino Caucus; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA