Cross Culture SLP 4

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For this final segment of the SLP, consider everything you have learned throughout the SLP and write a paper that addresses the following:

  1. Explain how you would approach a health education program for the cultural group you have written about for your SLP( This is the group I chose, Purcell, N., & Cutchen, L. (2013). Diabetes self-management education for African Americans: Using the PEN-3 model to assess needs. American Journal of Health Education, 44(4), 203-212.) Support your choices with scholarly references. You should be able to use the information you found in researching your previous SLP papers.
    • Would your program be for the person, extended family, or neighborhood?
    • What positive perceptions, enablers, and nurturers would you want to reinforce? What negative ones would you want to try to overcome?
    • What positive aspects of cultural empowerment would you want to reinforce? What negative ones would you want to try to overcome? What existential ones would you acknowledge but not try to change?
  2. What challenges do you foresee in trying to plan and implement health education programs for this cultural group?
Expectations: 2 pages, 3 cited sources from required reading.

Required Reading:

Coalition of National Health Education Organizations (CNHEO). (2017). Code ethics for the health education profession. Retrieved from

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). (2017). Code of ethics for the health education profession. Retrieved from

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health (2017). The national standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (CLAS). Retrieved from

Running head: Cultural-Identity 1 Cross-Cultural Health Perspective Kyle Bradley Trident University International SLP 1 December 09, 2017 2 Cultural Identity Intro. One of the biggest health crisis of our times is diabetes, also known as Diabetes mellitus, which causes the body to stop producing insulin on its on and spikes the blood sugar level to dangerous heights (Medical News Today, 2004). The two biggest types of diabetes are the type that prevent insulin production, the other causes a very sick reaction to insulin by the body’s cells. An uncommon mixture rendition may likewise join the two sorts with more unfavorable results (Medical News Today, 2004). Among its real indications are visit polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia. Long haul unfavorable outcomes and inconveniences coming about because of diabetes incorporate coronary illness, hypertension, kidney issues, appendage ulcers, and eye harm and in outrageous cases result in a state of unconsciousness or passing (Medical News Today, 2004). The most well-known diabetes is Type 2 DM which regularly has a way of life causation or intensification qualities (Medical News Today, 2004). It, thusly, takes after that the impacts and degree of diabetes may change from topographical zone, social class, and culture because of way of life fluctuations. African American Diabetes Just as we have seen, people create this illness from their own way of life. It would seem that no single organic factor makes African Americans more defenseless to diabetes in spite of the fact that examination has demonstrated a 2.2 times higher probability of a dark American kicking the bucket of diabetes than a white American (Purcell and Cutchen, 2013). The variety unmistakably troublesome because of the cultural distinction and way of life. Looking at it as a Cultural Identity 3 racial viewpoint, analyzed is most noteworthy amongst the African American communities at around 13-14%. The non-Hispanic Caucasian communities are at 7.6%, this is an exceptional contrast (America Diabetes Association, 2016). In African American communities, the corpulence and midriff proportion is by and large significantly larger when comparing to white American communities. Also, subsequent to having been determined to have diabetes, measurements indicated good individual administration of the ailment in white Americans compared to African Americans (Office of Minority Health, 2016). The diabetes administration likewise can provide a way of life essential tools, this can be the purpose behind the difference. It hence takes after that more dark Americans keep on suffering a considerable lot of the previously mentioned unfavorable states that demise with diabetes, thus enhancing the illness to a noteworthy issue in social gatherings (Office of Minority Health, 2016). Social Issues People of the African American communities have received relative casualties through bondage and been misleadingly taken away from their homeland in Africa as slave workers. Likewise, these are the individuals who left their native country and moved to America lawfully and wrongfully. The type of character that is particular for these type of gathering probably had an impact on the diabetes predominance dietary patterns, carelessness, educated powerlessness, and more. Because of racial segregation, the African American people group built up the barrier system of rough presumptuousness. A man who trusts that his genitival make-up is excessively Cultural Identity 4 solid for way of life ailments will for example neither take medicines nor cause way of life changes. Then again, the individuals who were somewhat mild created learned vulnerability. With the educated vulnerability, diabetes just joins the not insignificant rundown of different issues that these people disregard the formula to obtain fuel (Office of Minority Health, 2016). Relations In African American communities, numerous individuals from the constantly viewed their lives and others as a blockaded and their life would be bound with pessimistic notwithstanding any best efforts. In any case, there are certain empowering influences since the group is to a great degree religious and discover bolster from their confidence (Purcell and Cutchen, 2013). Further, the affectionate family gives both help and help amid sickness and strengthening. Among normal negative empowering agents incorporate the dread or fear syringes, this is a typical perspective in the treatment of diabetes (Purcell and Cutchen, 2013). Dread is typical because of agony with the fear some of the time radiating from past medication manhandle by the patient or a friend or family member. Further, solid nourishments are costly and might be past the domain of the numerous individuals from the group (Office of Minority Health, 2016). Amid the troublesome circumstances of sickness in any case, the patient get mind from relatives, companions and kindred church part and also social insurance suppliers. Cultural Identity 5 Social Empowerment There are a few uplifting dispositions with respect to the group. The religious presence and the bond between families gives help to many African Americans that are incredible adherents. In reality, a portion of the best pioneers were Martin Luther King and Malcom X. Likewise, religious convictions create an auxiliary existential component in confidence recuperating real and fake treatments, trusting that one can be mended. Positive-ramifications are shirking in urgency and negative-ramifications isn't utilizing drug because of a desire of confidence mending (Office of Minority Health, 2016). Negative ascribes are generally identified with poor nourishment particularly when it includes unfortunate customary sustenance’s and an inclination for quick sustenance’s. Conclusion Racial organic issues do not fundamentally expand the odds of contracting or creating diabetes. The social properties thereof in any case, are a necessary component expansion for commonness in diabetes. The situation for the people in Africa additionally affirms the issue is not social but rather natural. As of now, the positive components religion and community bonds ought to improve and be empowered and the negative angles, for example, are defenselessness, dread of hope which is an unnecessary pride ought to be disheartened. Socially, delicate diabetes self-administration training (DSME) and other related activities would be suitable in this critical endeavor. Cultural Identity 6 References American Diabetes Association. (2016). Statistics about diabetes. Retrieved from American Diabetes Association. (2016). Treatment and care for African Americans. Retrieved from Medical News Today. (2004). Diabetes: Symptoms, causes and treatments. Medical News Today. Retrieved from Office of Minority Health. (2016). Diabetes and African Americans. Retrieved from Purcell, N., & Cutchen, L. (2013). Diabetes self-management education for African Americans: Using the PEN-3 model to assess needs. American Journal of Health Education, 44(4), 203–212. doi:10.1080/19325037.2013.798212

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School: UCLA

Here's the assignment.I have uploaded two documents:1. The final word document with the assignment2. An outline of the work.

Surname 1

Cross-Cultural Health Perspective
Explain how you would propose a health education program for the cultural group you
have written about for your SLP
The high prevalence of Diabetes among African America is alarming. Statistics indicate
that African Americans are 50% to 100% more likely to have Diabetes compared to their white
counterparts (Signorello 2260). Further, studies show that Type 1 Diabetes is more common
among children while Type 2 Diabetes is predominant among adults with 90% to 95% of the
diagnosed cases having Diabetes (Purcell, Ninfa, and Cutchen 203). The complexity of this issue
warrants further attention. As a result, this paper will analyze how the use of health education
programs among the African Americans can help reduce this prevalence.
Health education programs seek to increase individuals’ knowledge and change their
attitudes about their well-being (Purcell, Ninfa, and Cutchen 205). These strategies aim at health
promotion. To eliminate health disparities among African Americans, the researcher proposes to
use a communi...

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