3371.0 Diabetes Prevention and Control : Education in Populations Experiencing Disparities

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
Session Objectives: 1. Identify key elements of effective self-management education for rist-populations with diabetes. 2. Discuss methods for engaging community organizations to address diabetes prevention.

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Social construction of diabetes-related stigma in Appalachia: Implications for local public health officials
Lindsay J. Della, PhD, Mary Z. Ashlock, PhD and Tania B. Basta, PhD, MPH, CHES
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Diabetes Self-management Education for African Americans: The LIFE Study
Elizabeth Lynch, PhD, Rebecca Liebman, MPH and Jennifer Ventrelle, MS, RD
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Job Opportunity Investment Network Education on Diabetes in Urban Populations (JOINED-UP) Project
Rickie O. Brawer, PhD MPH, James Plumb, MD, MPH and Neva White, CRNP, MSN, CDE
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Community Strategies for Promoting Diabetes Prevention among Chinese Americans
Winston Tseng, PhD, Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA, Liss Ieong, Kelly Fang, Ben Lui, MD, Rosy Chang Weir, PhD, Hui Song, MPH, MS and Elaine Kurtovich, MPH
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Development and Implementation of a Culturally-Sensitive and User-Interactive Diabetes Education Program for Mexican immigrants in Philadelphia, PA
Gina Siddiqui, Annemarie D'Amato, Steve Larson, MD, Annette Silva, LPN and Matthew James O'Brien, MD
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Developing a culturally-tailored diabetes prevention intervention in the South Asian and Korean communities of New York City
Jennifer Zanowiak, MA, Ayesha Ghosh, MPH Candidate, Kay Chun, MD, Christina Choi, Bhairavi Desai, Asim Akhtar, Hardayal Singh, Rucha Kavathe, PhD, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, Mariano Rey, MD and Nadia Islam, PhD
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Strengths and challenges using community-based diabetes education models among ethnic minorities in Anchorage, Alaska
Gabriel Garcia, PhD, MA, MPH, Shayla Compton and Elizabeth Posey, MPH Candidate

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)