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FCS Program Focus Area – Healthy Eating/Active Lifestyles . Dr. Virginie Zoumenou UMES/ Maryland Cooperative Extension 11/01/07. Situation. Obesity and Diabetes are reaching epidemic proportions in US . In 2006, diabetes prevalence was 8.0% in Maryland above 10% in 10 counties .

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FCS Program Focus Area – Healthy Eating/Active Lifestyles

Dr. Virginie Zoumenou

UMES/ Maryland Cooperative Extension

11/01/07


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Situation

  • Obesity and Diabetes are reaching

    epidemic proportions in US .

  • In 2006, diabetes prevalence was

    • 8.0% in Maryland

    • above 10% in 10 counties


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Situation

  • High prevalence of diabetes among overweight Children aged 12 and 18(Maryland BRFSS 2006)

  • Overweight individuals: Children, adolescents, youth , adults, are at risk

  • Half of overweight individuals may already have pre-diabetes or are at high risk(American Diabetes Association, 2005)


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PRIORITIES

1- Reduce childhood obesity

2- Prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by:

Early detection of people at risk (screening)

Educateindividuals at risk

3- Prevent or reduce complications among persons with diabetes:

Educate individualsdiagnosedwith diabetes.

  • Focus area: Diabetes Prevention through Education


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Goals

  • Increase participants’

    • knowledge

    • ability to manage diabetes.

  • Improve participants' health status

  • Enhance the capacity of:

    • Extension Educators

      to impact diabetes education


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    Assumptions

    Funding may be available :

    MCE

    Dairy council

    CDC

    Pharmaceutical companies

    Foundations

    External Factors

    Funds availability

    collaboration with:

    existing support groups

    other extension educators

    Healthcare educators

    A collaborative program will be the ideal and beneficial for the clients

    Access to the school systems


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    Methods

    Pre-post tests in NDEP curriculum (end of sessions)

    Pre-post test using strength of commitment tool (scores)

    Pre and post of clinical test (if collaboration with healthcare professionals)

    Indicators

    # or % of individuals (adult or youth) who demonstrate improvement in:

    Knowledge

    Healthy lifestyle (eating and exercise)

    Strength of commitment

    Clinical values

    Evaluation


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    Scholarship/Research

    • Compare results by agegroup or raceor between two counties

    • Evaluation results may be used for future publications or abstracts

    • Present abstract at diverse annual conferences such as

      • CDC

      • American Diabetes Association

      • American Dietetics Association

      • SNE

      • National FCS conference.

    • However, an IRB will be mandatory if these results have to be published.


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    Other Suggestion: Childhood Obesity

    • Assess the environmental factors that may impact healthy and active lifestyle among children

    • Identify priorities in your community using ENACT tool.

    • ENACT: Environmental Nutrition and Activity Community Tool

      (The Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments;

      (www.preventioninstitute.org/sa/enact/members/index.php)

    • ENACT : strategies designed to help improve nutrition and activity environments on a local level.

    • These strategies have been organized into seven environments

      selected for their importance in individual and community health.

    • Develop a program focusing on environmental factors.


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    Thank you

    Questions?


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