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Self-care behaviors of Filipino-American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

TitleSelf-care behaviors of Filipino-American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsJordan, DN, Jordan, JL
JournalJ Diabetes ComplicationsJ Diabetes Complications
Volume24
Pagination250-8
Date PublishedJul-Aug
ISBN Number1873-460X (Electronic)<br/>1056-8727 (Linking)
Accession Number19615920
KeywordsActivities of Daily Living, Adult, Age Factors, Aged, Aged, 80 and Over, Asian Americans/ethnology/statistics & numerical data, Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2/epidemiology/ethnology/rehabilitation/ therapy, Diet, Exercise/physiology, Female, Health Behavior/ ethnology, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Philippines/ethnology, Questionnaires, Self Care/statistics & numerical data
AbstractAIM: To examine the diabetes self-care behaviors of Filipino-American (FA) adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). METHOD: The Summary of Diabetes Self Care Activities-Revised and Expanded measure was administered to 192 (74 males and 118 females) FA adult immigrants with type 2 DM. RESULTS: Older FAs (> or =65 years), females, those who were older when they immigrated, and participants diagnosed with type 2 DM longer were more likely to follow recommended medication regimens. Younger FAs (
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