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Chronic Disease Management and Self-Care
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.
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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Chiropractic Health Care, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights