Karin Bard

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OBJECTIVE to compare beliefs about health and illness between women born in Sweden and the Middle East who developed gestational diabetes (GD). DESIGN a qualitative, explorative study using semi-structured interviews. SETTING in-hospital diabetes specialist clinic in Sweden. PARTICIPANTS consecutive sample of women with GD; 13 born in Sweden and 14(More)
The study explored beliefs about health and illness in Latin American migrants diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (DM) living in Sweden, and investigated the influence on health-related behavior including self-care and care-seeking behavior. Migrants are particularly affected in the diabetes pandemia. Beliefs about health and illness determine health-related(More)
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