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Validation of culture-specific pictograms for type-ii diabetes management in a mexican community

  • At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAILLANCOURT, Régis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Co-author(s): Pascuet, Elena (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, OTTAWA, Canada)
    Arias, Rocio (Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña, OAXACA, Mexico)
    Hernandez, Javier (Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña, OAXACA, Mexico)
    Corres Castillo, Octavio (Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña, OAXACA, Mexico)
    Albrecht, Dennise (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, OTTAWA, Canada)
    Zegarra, Fanny (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, OTTAWA, Canada)
  • Abstract:

    Varying levels of health literacy, age, disease state, language, and cultural variations can all affect a patient's capacity for comprehending and executing diabetes treatment plans. The Mexican state of Oaxaca has a high concentration of indigenous people of 17 different spoken dialects, which can be a barrier to comprehending medical

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Last update 4 October 2019

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