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Culture, Connection, and Diabetes Interventions: Envisioning the Future

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. The term ‘Culture’ generally means something more specific to Native people in comparison to use of the term by the rest of the world.

2. There is no single, monolithic construct of ‘culture’ to measure. However, it is possible to potentially isolate and measure specific dimensions of culture.

3. Culture is our medicine, our culture is our treatment, our culture can be an intervention, and our culture is the path to wellness are common phrases among many Native people. The challenge with research is to identify and quantify how ‘culture’ does lead to better health outcomes.

4. Studies indicate that together the following three ingredients: 1) social/family/interpersonal support, 2) community support and 3) cultural identification are robust predictors of better in health outcomes in people living with diabetes.

5. Enculturation is how engaged or embedded one is in their (Native) culture.

6. Enculturation includes which of the following:

7. Native communities with higher rates of language fluency also have lower incidence of type 2 diabetes.

8. Stress levels in people with food insecurity (not having enough money for the amount and right kind of food you need) and/or strain (caring for other members of the family) can be offset and reduced by having appropriate community support.