Qualitative study

experiences of stigma associated with diabetes

Review: experiences of stigma associated with diabetes

People with diabetes often experience stigma in association with the disease.  However, this is an under-researched area compared with stigma associated with other conditions.  Therefore this narrative review is particularly welcome. The review encompasses stigma enacted by others, stigma that is perceived by people with diabetes, and internalized stigma or “self-stigma”. Causes of stigma Often, …

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

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

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 …

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