Identification of a Population in Your Community
DISCUSS Diabetes in older adult population in south Carolina communities that often have poor health outcomes. ***Briefly describe older adults with diabetes in south carolina communities and then describe a practice setting. ***What are the determinants of health in your community? (https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Health) ***What are the most prevalent health problems in your community or in your practice? ***Choose a population (OLDER ADULTS) at risk and describe the health problem (DIABETES) specific to that population. REMEBER TO…… define the population’s age, culture, religious beliefs, foods, and traditions. FOCUS ALSO ON THESE QUESTION BELOW: What health issue, problem, or disparity in health outcomes is of concern to you as a scholar practitioner in South Carolina communities? What gaps in knowledge and care is a possible cause for the health issue? What does the health data tell you about the health issue? What does the literature tell you about the health issue? How can you learn about the health issue and about possible solutions from the viewpoint of families, community as a whole, and health professionals in the community? What evidence is there to support your proposal? What is one avenue you could advocate for improved health outcomes and know when a change has taken place?