4028.0 Diabetes Epidemiology

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Objectives: Describe why smoking is an important cardiovascular risk factor for patients with diabetes and identify reasons that hospitalization might be associated with increased tobacco cessation. Demonstrate that young patients with diabetes have higher relative risk of developing end stage renal disease than old patients with diabetes, compared with non-diabetes individuals. Demonstrate that a vegetarian diet in Taiwan is associated with low prevalnce of diabetes. Discuss the associations between diabetes self-management duration and diabetes-related outcomes using data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Demonstrate that low Meat and Dairy products diets are associated with a lower Risk of the Metabolic Syndrome and its component Risk Factors.
Siobhan C. Maty, PhD, MPH

Introductory Remarks
Post-discharge tobacco cessation rates among hospitalized Veterans with and without diabetes
Sonia Duffy, PhD, RN, FAAN, Andrea Munger, MSN, Carrie Karvonen-Gutierrez, MPH, John Piette, PhD and Tsui-Sui Annie Kao, PhD, FNP-BC
Age specific risk of subsequent end stage renal disease for patients with diabetes
Fung-Chang Sung, PhD, Ya-Fei Yang, MD, Chih-Hsin Mou, MSPH, Pei-Chun Chen, PhD and Chiu-Chin Huang, MD
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology

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

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