Patient perspectives on type 2 diabetes and medicine use during Ramadan among Pakistanis in Denmark

@article{Mygind2012PatientPO,
  title={Patient perspectives on type 2 diabetes and medicine use during Ramadan among Pakistanis in Denmark},
  author={Anna Mygind and Maria Kristiansen and Inge Wittrup and Lotte Stig N\orgaard},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={281-288}
}
Background Type 2 diabetes is highly prevalent among people of Pakistani background. Studies show that adherence to medicines is complicated for people with type 2 diabetes in general. Also, studies indicate that many people with type 2 diabetes and Muslim background fast during the month of Ramadan without adequate counselling on how to adjust their medicines. Objective To explore patient perspectives on medicine use during Ramadan, reasons for fasting and experiences with counselling on… CONTINUE READING

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