Addressing Diabetes in Southern Africa
Learning Areas:Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Describe the challenges of addressing diabetes in Southern Africa. Describe the roles of public health workers in addressing diabetes in low-income countries.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Program Director of the Elizabeth City State University Minority Health International Research Training Program, I am the principal investigator of a study that examines the following in Southern Africa: Risk Factors for type 2 diabetes, Risk Factors for Insulin Resistance among nondiabetics, Waist Circumference and diabetes risk score that are biomarkers for pre-diabetes status, Diabetes Self-Management Practices among diabetics.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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