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Prevention of type 2 diabetes in British Bangladeshis: qualitative study of community, religious, and professional perspectives.

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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 ...

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10.1136/bmj.a1931

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Subhani, S More by this author
Kopelman, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
337
Issue:
7678
Pages:
a1931
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:6a2ff0bb-ee1f-4206-bba2-19f4dadf6758
Source identifiers:
504202
Local pid:
pubs:504202

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