‘“IF YOU WANT TO LIVE, YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE MEDICATIONS…” SAYS THE DOCTOR’ – DAY TO DAY ADHERENCE TO ANTI-DIABETIC MEDICATIONS IN NEPALESE PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Presentation
- By: SAPKOTA, Sujata (The University of Sydney, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Sujata Sapkota
Despite the importance of glycaemic control, non-adherence to anti-diabetic medications remains a continuing problem. Adherence is influenced by a multitude of factors such as culture, social norms and personal beliefs.
Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 48 participants. All interviews were audio recorded, transcribed verbatim and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.