Understanding adherence-related beliefs about medicine amongst patients of South Asian origin with diabetes and cardiovascular disease patients: a qualitative synthesis

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Kumar, Kanta ; Greenfield, Sheila ; Raza, Karim ; Gill, Paramjit ; Stack, Rebecca (2016)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Endocrine Disorders, volume 16 (issn: 1472-6823, eissn: 1472-6823)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.13039/501100000272, doi: 10.1186/s12902-016-0103-0, pmc: PMC4880880
  • Subject: Cardiovascular disease | South Asian | Research Article | Ethnicity | Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism | Adherence | Meta-synthesis | Diabetes | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2712

Background: Prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular (CVD) disease amongst UK South Asians is higher than in\ud the general population. Non-adherence to medicines may lead to poor clinical outcomes for South Asian patients\ud with diabetes and CVD. To understand the de... View more
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