4024.0 Diabetes Epidemiology

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 8:30 AM
This informative session will explore the epidemiology of diabetes, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, pre-diabetes and metabolic syndrome. The relationship between pesticides, vitamin intake and family history and diabetes will be explored.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1) Understand the relationship between exposure to organochlorine pesticides and diabetes among Mexican-Americans; 2) Analyze the association between antioxidant vitamins and diabetic peripheral neuropathy; 3) Identify risks of lower extremity ulcer to aid development of effective clinical interventions and future prevention strategies; 4) Identify individuals at risk for impaired fasting glucose and diabetes; and 5) Identify the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its individual components in the San Juan Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico.
Saberi Rana Ali, MBBS, MS, MPH

9:05 AM
Risk factors for lower extremity ulcer in the morbidly obese diabetic patients
Elly Budiman-Mak, MD,MPH,MS, Min-Woong Sohn, PHD and Rodney Stuck, DPM
9:20 AM
Factors associated with diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in individuals with a family history
Christina M. Lefante, MPH, L. Joseph Su, PhD, MPH, Eric Ravussin, PhD, S. Michal Jazwinski, PhD, Katie E. Cherry, PhD, David A. Welsh, MD, Jennifer C. Rood, PhD, DABCC, FACB and Crystal Traylor, WHNP
9:35 AM
Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its individual components in the San Juan Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico
Cynthia M. Pérez, PhD, MS, Ana Patricia Ortiz, PhD, Mayra L. Estrella, MPH, Naydi Pérez, MS, Yari D. Valle, MPH, Manuel Guzmán, MD and Erick Suárez, PhD, MS

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Statistics, Latino Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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