Online Program

Epidemiology of Diabetes

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Attendees will learn additional information about Type 1 and 2 diabetes such biographical ancestry, racial complications and whether exposure to pollution is associated with the development and severity of diabetes.
Session Objectives: Evaluate the contribution of biogeographic ancestry to racial/ethnic disparities in type 2 diabetes. Describe the impact of race on long term type 1 diabetes complications. Evaluate if air pollution exposure is associated with development and severity of type-2 diabetes
Suparna Navale, MS, MPH

Introductory Remarks
Projection of the growth of prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in children through 2030   
Omolola Adepoju, MPH, Robert Ohsfeldt, Ph.D., Charles Phillips, PhD, MPH, Hongwei Zhao, ScD and Jane N. Bolin, PhD, JD, RN
Does genetic ancestry explain racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes? results from a longitudinal study   
Rebecca Piccolo, ScM, John McKinlay, PhD, James B. Meigs, MD, MPH, Richard Grant, MD, MPH and Lisa Marceau, MPH
Title:Possible role of air pollution in development and severity of type-2 diabetes   
Ying-Ying Meng, Dr Ph, Susan H. Babey, PhD, Melissa C. Pickett, MPH and Joelle Wolstein, MPP
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Public Health Nursing, Chiropractic Health Care

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

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