WHY DO PATIENTS DELAY THEIR ANTI-DIABETIC MEDICATIONS? –NEPALESE PATIENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF TREATMENT FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: SAPKOTA, Sujata (The University of Sydney, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Sujata Sapkota
Patients' perceptions about their medications significantly influence their treatment adherence.
Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 48 adults of Nepalese origin with type 2 diabetes. All interviews were audio recorded, transcribed verbatim and thematically content analysed.
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