Type 2 diabetes in Asian American female population
The topic of my research topic is Type 2 diabetes in Asian American female population.
My PICO question for the project is Are Asian American females 46 years and older who are obese compared to those without extra weight at increased risk for developing
type 2 diabetes.
You have to choose any 4 articles from the list provided below:
Abdullah, A., Amin, F. A., Hanum, F., Stoelwinder, J., Tenamas, S., Wolf, R., Wong, E., & Peeters, A. (2016). Estimating the risk of type-2 diabetes using obese-years
in a contemporary population of the Framingham Study. Global Health Action, 9, 1-8.
Alpert, P., & Thomason, D. L. (2016). Metabolic syndrome: Differences for Asian Americans is in their percentage of body fat. Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal, 1
Crawford, M. A., Mendoza-Vasconez, A. S., & Larsen, B. A. (2015). Type II diabetes disparities in diverse women: the potential roles of body composition, diet and
physical activity. Women’s Health, 11(6), 913-927.
Ganz, M. L., Wintfeld, N., Li, Q., Alas, V., Langer, J., & Hammer, M. (2014). The association of body mass index with the risk of type 2 diabetes: A case-control study
nested in an electronic health records system in the United States. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, 6(50). Doi: 10.1186/1758-5996-6-50
Hastings, K. G., Jose, P. O., Kapphahn, K. I., Frank, A. T., Goldstein, B. A., Thompson, C. A., … & Palaniappan, L. P. (2015). Leading causes of death among Asian
American subgroups (2003–2011). PLoS One, 10(4), e0124341.
Heianza, Y., Kato, K., Kodama, S., Ohara, N., Suzuki, A., Tanaka, S., Hanyu, O., Sato, K., & Sone, H. (2015). Risk of the development of Type 2 diabetes in relation to
overall obesity, abdominal obesity and the clustering of metabolic abnormalities in Japanese individuals: does metabolically healthy overweight really exist? The
Niigata Wellness Study. Diabetic Medicine, 32, 665-72. Doi: 10.1111/dme.12646
Menke, A., Casagrande, S., Geiss, L., & Cowie, C. C. (2015). Prevalence of and trends in diabetes among adults in the United States, 1988-2012. Jama, 314(10), 1021-
Yoon, K., Lee, J., Kim, J., Cho, J. H., Choi, Y., Ko, S., . . . Son, H. (2006). Epidemic obesity and type 2 diabetes in asia. The Lancet, 368(9548), 1681-1688.
Please choose scholar articles only which you can find in a full text format !!!
1. Describe similarities in research methods across the four studies.
2. Describe differences in research methods across the four studies.
3. Discuss the practical or clinical significance of the findings to the evidence-based practice of nursing.
4. Provide an answer to the PICOT question, or describe why you are not able to definitively answer the question.
References should include 4 article that you have picked and 1 more additional reference is allowed if you need to use it to describe similarities and differences of
research methods used in the studies. (number of sources 4-5).