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Effective communication is crucial to self-management: The experiences of immigrants to Australia living with diabetes

Jowsey, Tanisha; Gillespie, James; Aspin, Clive


Objectives: Ageing immigrant populations now pose problems for the management of chronic illness in Australia. This article asks questions about the experiences of immigrants in Australia with type II diabetes mellitus (DM). What impact, if any, have health policies had on the lives of immigrants? How do their experiences of living with DM compare with those of people with DM who were born in Australia? Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 32 participants who had DM (n = 25)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Chronic Illness
DOI: 10.1177/1742395310387835


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