Marie C Hill

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Immunisation decision making is not a straightforward process for parents. Many factors influence parental decision making on whether they immunise their child with the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. The feasibility study described in this article provides insight into influencing factors associated with decisions regarding the immunisation of(More)
This article examines the prevalence, symptoms, risk factors, management and prevention of hypoglycaemia in adults. Relevant research and government policies are discussed, and recent guidelines on the management of hypoglycaemia are presented. Standard 7 of the National Service Framework for Diabetes focuses on the need for improved knowledge and skills of(More)
Article points 1. Diabetes has been shown to be more prevalent in areas of socioeconomic deprivation and deprivation impacts on health-seeking behaviours and utilisation of services. 2. Qualitative data from focus groups of people from minority ethnic groups in a deprived London borough indicate that poor health literacy, socioeconomic deprivation and(More)
The South Asian population in the UK is at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus. This article considers the cultural beliefs that South Asian patients with diabetes may have about their condition, and discusses the challenges that healthcare practitioners may encounter when providing care for this patient group. It offers practical advice(More)
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