4306.0 Other Topics in Epidemiology

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Participants of this session will gain an understanding of gene polymorphisms on chronic kidney disease can yield knowledge about a patient's disease progression and help in designing better treatment options, clinican's "self-efficacy" on the comfort of their knowledge, skills and abilities and the ability to identify middle aged subjects at increased risk of mortality.
Session Objectives: Describe patients’ self-reported adherence to statin therapy and the factors that contribute to poor adherence. Describe the significance of the outcome variable “self-efficacy” in describing a clinician’s comfort on their knowledge, skill or abilities. Evaluate the role of WBC and platelet counts in moderating the association of CFS to Metabolic Syndrome.

Patient-reported Barriers to Statin Therapy Adherence
Vicki Fung, PhD, Ilana Graetz, PhD and Mary Reed, DrPH
Accelerated Aging in Midlife Predicts Early Mortality
Morgan Levine, BA and Eileen Crimmins, PhD
Association of chronic fatigue syndrome with metabolic syndrome: Moderating role of hematologic parameters
Jin- Mann (Sally) Lin, PhD, Rhonda Belue, PhD and Elizabeth R. Unger, MD, PhD

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Organized by: Epidemiology

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

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