Type 2 Diabetes in the Gullah Nation [Autosaved]

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/25/11 Cultural Assessment: Gullah community sea islands, south carolina Presented by Mary E. Creed, RN
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7/25/11 Purpose and Objectives
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7/25/11 Intended Audience Registered Nurses
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7/25/11 Outline Why study the Gullahs Demographics Traditional health beliefs Causes of illness Religious belief system Language Literacy Nutrition Education Impact on health care Implications for nursing
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7/25/11 Gullah Speaking African Americans
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7/25/11 Why Study the Gullahs? They have a unique culture and language Minimal genetic admixture Geographical isolation and cultural identity Large stable multigenerational families Uniform diet and lifestyle
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7/25/11 Demographics Total population in relation to community Breakdown of areas – residential concentration
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Unformatted text preview: • Breakdown by age, sex, education, occupation, income • Nations of origin for residents 7/25/11 Traditional Health Beliefs • Definitions of health and illness • Overall health status 7/25/11 Causes of Illness • Disease incidence • Prevalence rates • Natural illness • Unnatural illness • High incidence Type 2 DM • High incidence periodontal disease • High systemic lupus erythematous • Obesity • CKD 7/25/11 Religious Belief Systems 7/25/11 Language 7/25/11 Literacy 7/25/11 Nutrition 7/25/11 Education 7/25/11 Impact of Gullah Culture on health care 7/25/11 Implications for nursing and other health care providers 7/25/11 References...
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