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Facilitators and barriers of adaptation to diabetes: experiences of Iranian patients

Karimi Moonaghi, H. and Namdar Areshtanab, H. and Jouybari, L. and Arshadi Bostanabad, M. and McDonald, H. (2014) Facilitators and barriers of adaptation to diabetes: experiences of Iranian patients. Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders, 13 (1). ISSN 22516581 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Background: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most challenging and burdensome chronic diseases of the 21st century and More than 1% of the Iranian urban population older than 20 years develops Type 2 diabetes each year. Living with diabetes mellitus has been described as a dynamic personal transitional adaptation, based on restructuring of the illness perceived experience and management of the self. Adaptation to Type 2 Diabetes mellitus is an integral part of diabetes care.This study explored the experiences of facilitators and barriers adaptation to Type 2 Diabetes by Iranian patients.Methods: This study was conducted by using qualitative content analysis. Data were collected via in-depth, semi-structured and face to face interviews with 15 patients with type2 diabetes.Results: Three themes emerged from collected data, including a) individual context with Beliefs, personal background, and previous experience subthemes. b) supportive system with Family, Society and Health organizations subthemes and c) self-comparison with comparison with other diabetes and comparison with other diseases subthemes.Conclusions: Identifying and managing Facilitators and Barriers adaptation to Type 2 Diabetes mellitus are an integral part of diabetes care. This study provides a better understanding of the factors from perspective of patients and it can be utilized by health care providers to adapt their health care and education contents to better meet the needs of people with diabetes. © 2014 Karimi Moonaghi et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: C7 - 17 [EPrints field already has value set] LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - J. Diabetes Metabolic Disord. [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Post Graduate, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesMashhad, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Medical - Surgical, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Golestan University of Medical SciencesGorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical SciencesTabriz, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Health policy and quality officer at Seabird Island band, Chowat RdAgassiz, Vancouver, Canada [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes melitus, Psychological adaptation, Qualitative research, adaptation, adult, Article, clinical article, community, content analysis, demography, face to face interview, family, female, health belief, human, human relation, interview, Iran, Iranian people, male, non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, qualitative research, semi structured interview
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Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2015 09:35
Last Modified: 05 May 2015 03:58
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1709

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