4380.0 Latinos and chronic diseases

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This session highlights diverse interventions targeting Latinos with chronic diseases. Most of the examples are community based which is why we will include community-based participatory models as one key approach to address health disparities.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify strategies used to address needs of Latinos with chronic diseases. 2. Discuss the unique challenges faced by Latinos with chronic diseases.
Phyllis A. Bryden, DrPH, MSPH, CPH, RN

Evaluating the effectiveness of a culturally appropriate Spanish language pilot case management and health education program for hypertensive Latino patients residing in southern San Diego County
Valerie Urias, BS, Katherine B. Keir, MPH, Sheila F. LaHousse, PhD, Gregory Talavera, MD, MPH, Magdalena Castro-Lewis, Adolph Falcon and Michelle LaRue, MD
Community heart health actions for senior Latinos at risk (CHARLAR)
Craig Kapral, MA, Lisa Staten, PhD, Joseph Coll, PhD, Colleen McMilin, MPH, Darryl Perry, BS and Raymond Estacio, MD, FACP
Healthy Steps for Families pilot program: Reducing chronic disease risk factors among caregivers in Head Start and family literacy programs in Tucson
Lisa K. Staten, PhD, Christina Cutshaw, PhD, Rainy Dawn Warf, MPH, CHES, Jill Guernsey de Zapien, BA, Jill Verbeck, BA, Griselda Martinez, Andrew Pleasant, PhD, Christine L. Sardo, MPH, RD, Jennifer Cabe, MA and Richard Carmona, MD MPH FACS

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)