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Author Dunning, Patricia Lynette

Title How serious is diabetes? : perceptions of patients and health professionals / Patricia Lynette Dunning
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1998


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 W'PONDS  616.46206 Dun/Hsi  AVAILABLE
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Description xxxvi, 330 leaves : illustrations ; 31 cm + 3 booklets
Contents Accompanying booklets entitled: Going onto insulin, Heartcare : information for people with diabetes, Managing, preventing and understanding the complications of diabetes
Summary The study set out to test the hypothesis that both people with diabetes, and health professionals, perceive diabetes to be less serious if treated with diet than if tablets or insulin injections are used. A triangulation of methods was used. Results supported this hypothesis but the relationship is far from simple and linear
Notes Submitted to the Faculty of Education, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 1998
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 243-259
Subject Diabetes -- Australia -- Patient education
Diabetics -- Australia -- Attitudes.
Diabetics -- Counseling of.
Diabetes Mellitus.
Patient Compliance.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University (Geelong)
Deakin University. Faculty of Education.