Obesity and Diabetes Risk in adults
Write a 2- to 3-page paper in which you identify your research question and hypothesis.
1. Introduction/literature review
2. “Attributes of a ‘Good’ Research Question.”
3. Conclusion (key points)
The module one assignment will propose an observational study to examine the association between obesity (IV) and diabetes risk (DV, T2DM) among Americans aged 35-65.
Is obesity (IV) associated with diabetes risk (DV) among Americans aged 35-45?
Null: Obesity (IV) is not associated with diabetes risk (DV) among Americans aged 35-45.
Alternative: Obesity (IV) is associated with diabetes risk (DV) among Americans aged 35-45.
In devising your paper, apply the “
Attributes of a ‘Good’ Research Question
the topics below in your work:
– Consisting of
core concepts (at minimum)
(Use required modular readings (below) and other scholarly sources (below) to support the topic of the Research Question and the 5 topics above)
Required Modular Readings
Ratan, S. K., Anand, T., & Ratan, J. (2019). Formulation of Research Question – Stepwise Approach. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 24(1), 15–20. https://doi.org/10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_76_18
Patino, C. M., & Ferreira, J. C. (2016). Developing research questions that make a difference. Jornal Brasileiro De Pneumologia, 42(6), 403-403. doi:10.1590/s1806-37562016000000354
Tully, M. P. (2014). Research: Articulating questions, generating hypotheses, and choosing study designs. The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 67(1), 31. doi:10.4212/cjhp.v67i1.132
The Doctoral Journey (June, 2013). Developing a Quantitative Research Plan: Research Question. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/ryTDfTnCauw
Bhupathiraju, S. N., & Hu, F. B. (2016). Epidemiology of Obesity and Diabetes and Their Cardiovascular Complications. Circulation research, 118(11), 1723–1735. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.115.306825
Diabetes. (n.d.). Retrieved June 17, 2020, from https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/diabetes
Verma, S., & Hussain, M. E. (n.d.). Obesity and Diabetes: An Update. Retrieved June 17, 2020, from https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27353549/