142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Chronic Disease Management and Self-Care

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Successful control of chronic conditions requires concerted efforts from clinicians, patients, and the health care system. These presentations will describe successes and challenges in community-based chronic disease management and self-care programs; the importance of partnership among the stakeholders; potential economic impact on costs associated with managing chronic conditions; and racial/ethnic disparities in the management of type II diabetes.
Session Objectives: Describe the success and challenges in a diabetes self-management program in the community. Demonstrate the relationship between management of multiple chronic conditions and clinical and community partnerships Identify effective messaging strategies for recruiting persons into a diabetes self-care program. Describe racial and ethnic disparities in glycemic control and their impact on public health among US old adults with diabetes.
Emily Nicklett, PhD, MSW
Emily Nicklett, PhD, MSW

Evaluation of Community Based Diabetes Self-Management Program in South Florida from Year 2008 - 2012
Chintan Bhatt, MBBS, MPH, Anamika Batra, BDS, MPH, Chelsie Anderson, MS and Richard C. Palmer, DrPH
Call Me Maybe: Lessons from recruitment strategies for a diabetes self-care program for a Medicare Advantage population
Michael Radmacher, Ph.D., Tristan Cordier, MPH, Kristen Augspurger, BS, Gil Haugh, MS and Vipin Gopal, Ph.D., MBA

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Chiropractic Health Care, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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