Perceived risk of Type 2 diabetes in Australian women with a recent history of gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Morrison2010PerceivedRO,
  title={Perceived risk of Type 2 diabetes in Australian women with a recent history of gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Melinda K Morrison and Julia Lowe and Clare E Collins},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={882-6}
}
AIMS To describe the risk perceptions and factors associated with a high level of perceived risk for the development of Type 2 diabetes in a sample of Australian women with a recent history of gestational diabetes mellitus. METHODS Participants were women aged 18 years and over, diagnosed with gestational diabetes between 2003 and 2005, registered with the National Diabetes Services Scheme. Cross-sectional data were collected via written postal survey and included a self-reported risk… CONTINUE READING