PARTICIPATION WORKSHEET #1: TOPIC – POPULATION – SETTING – TYPE OF PREVENTION

PARTICIPATION WORKSHEET #1:

TOPIC – POPULATION – SETTING – TYPE OF PREVENTION

Eren Alvarez, Bryner Carbonell, Yesenia Garcia, Kim Mai & Pamala Somchith

TOPIC: Type 2 – Diabetes

Please Define your Population. Be Very Specific with:

(1) Demographics (i.e. age, gender, race/ethnicity, SES, geographic location etc.),

(2) Access (insurance status, disability status, language etc.), and

(3) Other Eligibility Criteria that may be program specific (i.e. BMI, HgA1c, BP etc.)

DEMOGRAPHICS

Age: early onset 45 yrs to 65 yrs

Gender(s): 100 women

Race/Ethnicity: Latinx/Hispanic

SES: low

Geographic Location: Long Beach

ACCESS

Insurance Status: open to all (private/public/uninsured)

Language: Spanish + English

OTHER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

HgA1c: 5.7% – 6.4% (early onset)

BMI: < 25

BP: 140/90

Please Select your Setting:

(1) Community,

(2) School,

(3) After School Program,

(4) Workplace,

(5) Clinical

Be Very Specific to your program, i.e. if you decide on School Setting specify K-12 grade levels, College, private, public etc.

Provide a Justification why your chosen setting is the best option given your defined population.

SETTING: Community; Saint Mary’s Hospital in Long Beach, CA

DESCRIPTION OF SETTING:

Our targeted setting for our secondary prevention program is within the Saint Mary’s hospital in Long Beach, California. The program will be in collaboration with the ongoing diabetes education program.

JUSTIFICATION:

Our program has chosen the setting and population above with the goal of providing culturally competent education and accessible resources on how one can change their lifestyle to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes; for example either being more physically active or changing their diet.

Please Select the Type of Prevention (see p. 3 for implication of each type of prevention to your program):

Primary Prevention (2) Secondary Prevention (3) Tertiary Prevention

TYPE OF PREVENTION: Primary Prevention

Implications/Considerations for the Program by Type of Prevention

TYPE OF PREVENTION

IMPLICATIONS/CONSIDERATIONS FOR PROGRAM

PRIMARY PREVENTION

Population has risk factors but does not have the disease/condition

Program focus on awareness/education

Low Intensity

SECONDARY PREVENTION

Population may or may not have the disease/condition

(UNKNOWN)

Program focus on screening

In absence of symptoms how do you get people to go for screening (cultural, economic, access barriers)

TERTIARY PREVENTION

Population has the disease/condition

Program focus on management (i.e. permanent lifestyle

change, medication adherence etc.)

High Intensity