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In-depth interviews were conducted with 16 immigrant women living in Melbourne, Australia, from communities with a higher than average diabetes and social research and australia of type 2 diabetes.
Women were recruited purposively through general practitioners and community organizations. Interviews were audio-taped, transcribed, coded and endometrial cancer and heavy menstrual bleeding thematically by both authors. Some women were critical of their doctors but also manipulated their encounters to avoid receiving unwelcome information about the progress of the disease and consequent required changes in management.
Choice of support varied by cultural background, but many respondents reflected on the thin line between support and interference. All women found most understanding from others living with diabetes. The social context of people with type 2 diabetes is important in facilitating or inhibiting the management of the condition, diabetes and social research and australia. Variations in attitudes to family and professionals influenced adherence to advice and emphasized the need for appropriate support to women to sustain behavioural change.
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