4266.0 Diabetes Prevention & Control

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Almost 24 million Americans have diabetes, including 5.7 million who don’t know they have the disease. This session includes work to better understand people at risk for and with diabetes, resources for diabetes prevention and control, and the development, implementation, and evaluation of audience- and community-based interventions to prevent and control diabetes and reduce its complications.
Session Objectives: Session Objectives: 1. Describe knowledge and beliefs about diabetes among people with diabetes and at risk 2. Describe community-based and other resources and their impact on preventing and controlling diabetes

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Under the Umbrella: The North Carolina Diabetes Education Recognition Program
Joanne Rinker, MS, RD, CDE, LDN and Laura Edwards, MPA, RN
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Perceived Risk of Developing Diabetes Among College Students: Beliefs about Inherited and Behavioral Risk Factors Across the Life Course
Justin Dickerson, MBA, Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, Erica T. Sosa, PhD, E. Lisako J. McKyer, PhD, MPH and Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH
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Exploring factors associated with self- care for African American women with Type 2 Diabetes using mixed methods
Gail C. D Young, PhD, Jiunn-Jye Sheu, PhD, MSPH, W. William Chen, PhD, CHES, Barbara Lutz, PhD, RN, Virginia J. Dodd, PhD, MPH and R. Paul Duncan, PhD, MS

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion