Prevention of type 2 diabetes in British Bangladeshis: qualitative study of community, religious, and professional perspectives.
OBJECTIVE: To understand lay beliefs and attitudes, religious teachings, and professional perceptions in relation to diabetes prevention in the Bangladeshi community. DESIGN: Qualitative study (focus groups and semistructured interviews). SETTING: Tower Hamlets, a socioeconomically deprived London borough, United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: Bangladeshi people without diabetes (phase 1), religious leaders and Islamic scholars (phase 2), and health professionals (phase 3). METHODS: 17 focus groups ...Expand abstract
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