The views of black and ethnic minority patients on self-management of type 2 diabetes

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People in black and minority ethnic (BME) groups have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes than the population as a whole and often experience difficulty in managing their condition. A recent systematic review looked at their experiences of self-management of type 2.  This information will be extremely valuable to those running services for BME [read the full story…]

Clearer evidence needed on exercise interventions in ethnic minorities with type 2 diabetes.

This systematic review set out to summarise previous trials of aerobic and resistance training. Clinical question: In people from an ethnic minority with type 2 diabetes, what programmes are effective The review was carried out in Australia and included people with African, Indian, Polynesian, Hispanic, Arabian, and Chinese ethnicity. It’s not clear whether the review [read the full story…]

How cultural and social norms affect the uptake of diabetes prevention messages.

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Diabetes has a higher prevalence among some ethnic groups, particularly people of South Asian origin.  This systematic review looked for  qualitative evidence on the implementation of community based lifestyle behaviour interventions to reduce the risk of diabetes in black and minority ethnic (BME) groups in the UK. Clinical question: In ethnic minority populations, what cultural [read the full story…]