why are the social determinants of health needed to provide better clinical care for obesity and diet-related diseases?
Question 1: According to Bleich and Dunn, why are the social determinants of health needed to provide better clinical care for obesity and diet-related diseases? (Bleich and Dunn, “Better Clinical Care for Obesity and Diet-Related Diseases Requires a Focus on Social Determinants of Health” minimum 150 words
Question 2: Pick the population health topic of choice (any concept, data, article, case study….) that we studied in class and write about how our discussion (or your reading) affected your perspective or changed your behavior. Be specific, citing at least one article, book, or lecture topic. Discuss what your previous perspective/behavior was and what your perspective/behavior is now. minimum 250 words
Question 3: Use this scenario to answer the 3 questions below: You work for a nonprofit organization dedicated to population health in an urban area with high poverty rates, low high school graduation percentage and no grocery stores within 10 miles. Many of the local residents have high blood pressure, diabetes or addiction to alcohol or drugs. Violence of some sort is a daily occurrence. Note: there are no right or wrong choices, but you must clearly state why you chose your response. No specific word count (15 points)
1. Pick a population in this area and describe why it is a population that needs intervention.
2. State your goal in working with this population.
3. Provide one outcome measure that would show whether an intervention was successful.