Perceptions of diabetes in rural areas of Eastern Uganda.

@article{Rutebemberwa2013PerceptionsOD,
  title={Perceptions of diabetes in rural areas of Eastern Uganda.},
  author={Elizeus Rutebemberwa and Sheila K Katureebe and Sheba Nakacubo Gitta and Amos Deogratius Mwaka and Lynn Muhimbuura Atuyambe},
  journal={Curationis},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={E1-7}
}
BACKGROUND People diagnosed with diabetes mellitus are increasing in sub-Saharan Africa and prompt care seeking depends on perceptions of the illness. OBJECTIVE The objective was to explore perceptions of diabetes in rural areas. METHOD We conducted a qualitative, explorative and descriptive study in rural eastern Uganda. Eight focus group discussions with community members were conducted. Community members were presented with a story about a person with diabetes symptoms and their… CONTINUE READING
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