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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