4382.1 Thriving Not Surviving: Self Management of Chronic Diseases-Beating the Odds

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

An innovative approach to managing diabetes in a large urban public health system
Donna Calvin, PhD, FNP-BC, CNN, Geraldine Holt, APRN,CNS,CDE, Barbara Savoy, MS,RD,CDE, Ambika Babu, MD and Leon Fogelfeld, MD
Soul Survivor: African American Breast Cancer Survivors' Use of Spirituality to Support Disease Management
Elizabeth Williams, PhD, Mary Kelton-Smith, RN and Mohamed Kanu, PhD, MPH, MA
“I'm just like everyone else, I just happen to be HIV positive”: The factors that contribute to medication adherence and risk behaviors among young HIV positive African American Women
Sarah Finocchario-Kessler, PhD, MPH, Natabhona Mabachi, PhD, MPH, Jacinda Dariotis, PhD, MAS, MA, MS, Kathy Goggin, PhD, Jean Anderson, MD, K. Allen Greiner, MD, MPH and Michael Sweat, PhD

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

Organized by: Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Men's Health Caucus

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