What is it about?

We found unique cultural health beliefs influencing T2D self-management behaviors and glycemic control in the Haitian immigrant population.

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Why is it important?

Culturally competent assessment and interventions for Haitian immigrants with type 2 diabetes may not be provided without considering these four themes.

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I wanted to shed light on the phenomenon of interest. The results create a foundation for culturally congruent T2D care that could improve health outcomes in the Haitian community.

Cherlie Magny-Normilus
Yale University

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This page is a summary of: Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Adult Haitian Immigrants: A Qualitative Study, Journal of Transcultural Nursing, April 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1043659619841586.
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