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

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Bajaj, Sarita ; Jawad, Fatema ; Islam, Najmul ; Mahtab, Hajera ; Bhattarai, Jyoti ; Shrestha, Dina ; Wijeyaratne, Chandrika ; Muthukuda, Dimuthu T. ; Widanage, Niranjala Weegoda ; Aye, Than Than ; Aung, Moe Wint ; Kalra, Bharti ; Anjana, R. M. ; Sreedevi, Aswathy ; Verma, Komal (2013)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, volume 17, issue 4, pages 548-562 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
  • 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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