3119.0 Chronic Disease Epidemiology Roundtable

Monday, November 5, 2007: 10:30 AM
This roundtable session will have presentation on a variety of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, renal insufficiency, urinary incontinence, and multiple sclerosis. These talks will include information on community assessments, translating research into policy as well as validating measures used in research.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1. Distinguish between the crude and risk-factor adjusted relationships of Hispanic ethnicity to urinary incontinence prevalence 2. Define obstacles and barriers to conducting chronic disease prevalence studies. 3. Evaluate the reliability and validity of a new method for obtaining anthropometric data 4. Describe benefits of using a rapid assessment procedure in an epidemiologic study of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a developing country. 5. Describe the associations between pre-clinical cardiac abnormality, diabetes, hypertension and renal insufficiency.
Amalia M. Issa, PhD, MPH

Table 2
Urinary incontinence, ethnicity, and breast cancer among Colorado women
Firouz Daneshgari, MD, Peter Imrey, PhD, Betsy Risendal, PhD, Andrea Dwyer, Matthew Barber, MD, MHS and Tim Byers, MD, MPH
Table 3
Rapid assessment of height, weight and body mass index for epidemiological studies: A validation study of the BioMeasure Youth Device
Christina Mushi-Brunt, MPH, Gilbert C. Liu, MD, Gregory Steele, DrPH,MPH, Brian Lucas, MS, Mark Sothmann, PhD, Diana Ruschhaupt, MS, Marsha Wheatcraft, MPH and Julian Peebles
Table 4
Community perspectives on cardiovascular disease and risk on Carriacou: A rapid assessment procedure
Robert Charles Block, MD, MPH, Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD, Deborah R. Levy, MD, Timothy Dye, PhD and Thomas A. Pearson, MD, MPH, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Health Administration

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

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