4306.0 Chronic Disease Management

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM
Chronic disease takes its toll on Americans and the stage of readiness that results in behavior change for self-management is difficult to achieve. One paper describes the "theory of planned behavior construct" in response to chronic disease control.
Session Objectives: Describe the theory of planned behavior construct. Distinguish between experiences with chronic pain that either encourage or discourage greater self-control.

2:50 PM
Self management factors that influence health outcome among individuals with type 2 diabetes in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Maxine A. Nunez, DrPH, MSN, RN, Hossein N. Yarandi, PhD and Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS
3:10 PM
Readiness for Physical Activity among Persons at Risk for Diabetes
Carolyn L. Blue, RN, PhD, CHES and David R. Black, PhD, MPH, FAAHB
3:30 PM
Ethnic Differences in Cancer Pain Experience
Enrique Guevara, MSN, Wonshik Chee, PhD, Seung Hee Lee, PhD, MPH, RN, Eun-Ok Im, PhD MPH RN FAAN, Yi Liu, MSN and Hyun-Ju Lim, MSN

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