Obesity and Diabetes in adults



Research Topic: 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) 

Introduction sentence

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.

Research question

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.” 

Discuss the topics below in your work:

- Relevance

- Novelty

- Focus

- Consisting of two core concepts (at minimum)

- Feasibility

(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

Scholarly sources:

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/

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