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"This does my head in". Ethnographic study of self-management by people with diabetes

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Background

Self-management is rarely studied ‘in the wild’. We sought to produce a richer understanding of how people live with diabetes and why self-management is challenging for some.

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Ethnographic study supplemented with background documents on social context. We studied a socioeconomically and ethnically diverse UK population. We sampled 30 people with diabetes (15 type 1, 15 type 2) by snowballing from patient groups, community contacts and NHS clinics....

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1472-6963-12-83

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Health Services Research Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
83-83
Publication date:
2012-03-05
Acceptance date:
2012-03-29
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ISSN:
1472-6963
URN:
uuid:fbbd0e84-8773-4f7c-b39e-83d2460fe12f
Source identifiers:
505556
Local pid:
pubs:505556

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