Chronic disease overview. Retrieved on 9/1/16 from http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm Mayo Clinic. (2016). Infectious diseases. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/infectious-diseases/home/ovc-20168649 Stanbury, M., Anderson, H., Blackmore, C., Fagliano, J., Heumann, M., Kass, D., & McGeehin, M. (2012). Functions of environmental epidemiology and surveillance in state health departments. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 18 (18), 453-460. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22836537 Optional Reading Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2016, February). Chronic disease overview. Retrieved on 9/1/16 from http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (2009). The power of prevention – Chronic health disease . . . the public health challenge of the 21st century. CDC. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/pdf/2009-power-of-prevention.pdf Materials Used in This Module Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). E-learning course – Introduction to prevention effectiveness. Accessed from https://www.cdc.gov/publichealth101/e-learning/prevention-effectiveness/. Homework Assignment Before you begin this assignment, read through the Home page and the required readings. Specifically, view the E-learning course – Introduction to prevention effectiveness video. In this SLP assignment, write a paper in which you do the following:
- Describe the four common causes of chronic diseases.
- Discuss the key components of prevention effectiveness studies that were covered in the Introduction to prevention effectiveness video.
- Discuss effective preventive efforts for diabetes that must occur to yield health benefits.