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Barriers to a healthy lifestyle post gestational-diabetes: An Australian qualitative study

zulfiqar, tehzeeb; Lithander, Fiona; Banwell, Cathy; Young, Rosemary; Boisseau, Lynelle; Ingle, Martha; Nolan, Christopher


BACKGROUND: Overseas-born-women from certain ethnicities are at high risk of type-2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders. This study explored the barriers and facilitators to long-term healthy lifestyle recommendations among Australian-born and overseas-born-women who attended health promotion sessions at a tertiary Australian Hospital for gestational diabetes 3-4 years previously. METHOD: Face-to-face semi-structured interviews were conducted. Data were analyzed to identify major themes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Women and Birth
DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2016.12.003


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