South Asian women with diabetes: Psychosocial challenges and management: Consensus statement

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Sarita Bajaj; Fatema Jawad; Najmul Islam; Hajera Mahtab; Jyoti Bhattarai; Dina Shrestha; Chandrika Wijeyaratne; Dimuthu T Muthukuda; Niranjala Weegoda Widanage; Than Than Aye; Moe Wint Aung; Bharti Kalra; R M Anjana; Aswathy Sreedevi; Komal Verma;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 17,issue 4,pages548-562 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3743353, doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.113720
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | Women with diabetes | Women empowerment | South Asian region | gender disparity | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | social & cultural factors | Endocrinology and Gender | health care access

Diabetes is the ninth leading cause of death in women globally. In South Asians mortality in women with diabetes stands second highest. There is a marked gender discrimination which is faced by women across South Asia esp in access to services and support for diabetes, ... View more
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