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Session: Maternal, Infant and Child Health Epidemiology
4217.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Maternal, Infant and Child Health Epidemiology
This interesting session will focus on epidemiologic issues related to studying infants, children and mothers. Topics to be discussed include adverse pregnancy outcomes in cosmetologists, differences in birthweight depending on mother's birthplace/race, using childhood BMI to predict adolescent obesity, risk indicators for type 2 diabetes in hispanic children, and obesity in Mongolian children.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Identify potentail exposures associated with working as a cosmetologist 2. Identify the differences in birthweight and lifestyles of mother's birthplace and/or racial group 3. Articulate the importance of identifying children at risk for overweight in adolescence 4. Describe risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in Hispanic children 5. Describe the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and underweight in Mongolian school children
Moderator(s):James A. Gaudino #Epi, MD, MS, MPH
2:30 PMRisk of adverse pregnancy outcomes among cosmetologists in New York State
Michele L. Herdt-Losavio, MPH, Shao Lin, PhD, Charlotte M. Druschel, MD, Syni-An A. Hwang, PhD
2:45 PMA comparison of low birthweight between US-born and foreign-born Black women in New York City, 1996-2000  [ Recorded presentation ]
Terry J. Rosenberg, PhD, Samantha Garbers, MPA, Mary Ann Chiasson, DrPH
3:00 PMValidity of childhood BMI in predicting adolescent overweight and obesity  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael Huerta, MD, MPH, Salman Zarka, MD, MPH, Haim Bibi, MD, Jacob Haviv, Shimon Scharf, Michael Gdalevich
3:15 PMBody Mass Index (BMI) and Waist Circumference (WC) as indicators of risk for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Hispanic children  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ximena Urrutia-Rojas, DrPH, RN, John Menchaca, MD, Walter McConathy, PhD, Sejong Bae, PhD, Andras Lacko, PhD, Craig Spellman, PhD, DO
3:30 PMObesity and underweight patterns among Mongolian elementary school children: Implications from national data  [ Recorded presentation ]
Dambadarjaa Davaalkham, Toshiyuki Ojima, Ritei Uehara, Makoto Watanabe, Izumi Oki, Yosikazu Nakamura
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Maternal and Child Health; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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