|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||A Conceptual Model on Risk Perception Among Older South Asians with Type 2 Diabetes|
Clarke, Charlotte L
|Citation:||Macaden L & Clarke CL (2014) A Conceptual Model on Risk Perception Among Older South Asians with Type 2 Diabetes, Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 18 (9), pp. 371-377.|
|Abstract:||Research has shown that an underestimation of personal health risk can reduce the motivation to change behaviour and reduce risk factors. This paper describes a conceptual model on risk perception among older South Asian people (representing Bangladesh, India and Pakistan) with type 2 diabetes living in the UK; this model was developed using qualitative research. Risk perception in this study is interpreted in terms of risk awareness and risk engagement. This research indicated that the concordance/empowerment model of diabetes management, which advocates self-management towards long-term risk prevention, needs further exploration in older people from minority ethnic groups with type 2 diabetes.|
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