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Diabetes and Special Groups

  • Cathy E. Lloyd
  • Alan Sinclair
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Abstract

Identification of psychological problems in minority ethnic groups living with diabetes can be challenging. It is important for practitioners to have an understanding and awareness of cultural differences in reporting of psychological and emotional well-being in order to provide optimum patient-centered care.

Keywords

Cognitive Dysfunction Gestational Diabetes Diabetes Care Poor Glycemic Control Preconception Care 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Health & Social CareThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK
  2. 2.Institute of Diabetes for Older PeopleBeds & Herts Postgraduate Medical SchoolBedfordshireUK

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