The Public Health Approach to Diabetes

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test (answer coupon on page 75), you will be able to
1. Diabetes was not recognized as a public health problem until the
a. 1950s.
b. 1960s.
c. 1970s.
d. 1980s.
2. Today, diabetes is more often managed by a (an)
a. managed-care model.
b. public health approach.
c. population-based approach.
d. acute illness model.
3. In the Ecological Model of Health Behavior, which of the following influences health behavior?
a. the cultural
b. the individual
c. the economic
d. the psychosocial
4. The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) monitors diabetes surveillance
a. in addition to health care behaviors.
b. in the state of California primarily.
c. based on data collected biannually.
d. by local public health agencies.
5. What is a limitation of population-based tools like the BRFSS?
a. They're administered by mail.
b. They're difficult to analyze.
c. They collect self-reported data.
d. They have too many questions.
6. There is no national diabetes registry because the disease is not
a. controllable.
b. communicable.
c. terminal.
d. reportable.
7. In addition to the Chronic Care Model, the Health Disparities Collaboratives uses 2 other models, one of them based on
a. processes.
b. improvement.
c. analysis.
d. complications.
8. One goal of the diabetes collaborative is to increase the number of patients who have
a. 2 glycosylated hemoglobin tests per year.
b. 1 foot exam per year.
c. 2 eye exams per year.
d. 1 complete physical per year.
    loading  Loading Related Articles