3203.0 Chronic Disease Management in Various Settings

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
This session addresses many issues related to the management of chronic diseases/conditions among the elderly. These include: age and racial/ethnic differences in willingness to donate live kidneys in the United States, a case for assessing sleep in the California Health Interview Survey, economic evaluation of pay-for-performance program for diabetes in Taiwan, assessing health status of displaced older adults in the Republic of Georgia, and Japan and U.S. comparison on hypertension, medication, and sleep disorders.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify factors associated with disparities in live donor kidney transplantation among older racial/ethnic minorities 2. Demonstrate the need for increased public health surveillance of sleep problems in older adults.

12:30 PM
Age and racial/ethnic differences in willingness to donate live kidneys in the United States
Tanjala Purnell, MPH, Neil Powe, MD, MPH, MBA, Misty Troll, MPH, Nae-Yuh Wang, PhD, Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD and L. Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH
1:06 PM
Economic Evaluation of pay-for-performance program for diabetes in Taiwan
Elise C. Tan, Ming Chin Yang, PhD and Duan-Rung Chen, PhD
1:24 PM
Aging in Displacement: Assessing Health Status of Displaced Older Adults in the Republic of Georgia
Courtland Robinson, PhD, Namrita Singh, MSc, Paul Clayton Perrin, MPH, Nana Sumbadze, PhD, Judith Bass and George W. Rebok, MA PhD
1:42 PM
Hypertension, medication, and sleep disorder: Japan and US comparison under the different healthcare system
Tetsuji Yamada, PhD, Chia-Ching Chen, MA, MS, EdD, CHES, Shijian Li, PhD , MSW and Kirk Groomes, MPPA

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health

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

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