4203.0 Epidemiology potpourri session 1

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 12:30 PM
This interesting session will cover a variety of current and important topics in epidemiology today. Specifically, the session will review areas including alcohol dependence; an adherence program for diabetes; health concerns among patrons of 3D movies; and, trends in asthma epidemiology.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the learner (attendee) will be able to: 1. Recognize the current knowledge, trends, and research for a variety of important topics in epidemiology. 2. Describe risk factors and issues in alcohol dependence; 3. Discuss an adherence program for diabetes and disease management; 4. Understand health concerns among persons watching 3D movies; 5. Describe trends in asthma epidemiology.

Welcoming Remarks
12:35 PM
12:50 PM
Epidemiological and Preventive Care Profile of Adults with Diabetes in Puerto Rico: A Practical Use of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Optional Diabetes Module, 2009
Jessica Irizarry-Ramos, MS, PhDc, Leonardo Perez-Rivera, MPHE, Cinthia Santiago-Diaz, BA and Ruby Ann Serrano-Rodriguez, MS, Dr PH
1:05 PM
An evaluation of the impact of a physician-led health adherence program on diabetes outcomes
Ted Triana, DO, Frankie Quarles, DO and Maria Cannito, PharmD, MS
1:20 PM
Frequency of and risk factors for headaches among viewers of 3-dimensional (3D) movies
Jaime Mirowsky, Eric Saunders, June Kim, Joshua Vaughan and Michael Marmor
1:35 PM
Ten years of geographic, temporal, and demographic trends in U.S. asthma prevalence
Holly Jessop, Eric L. Hurwitz, DC, PhD, Alan R. Katz, MD, MPH and Dongmei Li, PhD
Concluding Remarks

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

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

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

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