Community-Based Diabetes Screenings to Diagnose High-Risk Individuals in Rural West Virginia
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related education
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the 7-item diabetes risk assessment survey developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. List the percent of participants at higher risk for diabetes. Describe the association of diabetes risk to demographic and lifestyle variables
Keyword(s): Diabetes, Screening Instruments
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Misra is a well-known international health disparities researcher with a terminal degree in Health Services. Her research investigations include prevalence and management of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease in multiethnic populations. Dr. Misra is recognized for her investigations in epidemiological and intervention studies, for using a transdisciplinary team approach, and for combining public health and clinical models of inquiry.
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