Are Beliefs about Severity Influenced by Patients’ Fears, Interactions with Clinicians, and Experiences within their Social Networks?

Research Paper Title Exploring patient perspectives of prediabetes and diabetes severity: a qualitative study. Background This qualitative study sought to identify and describe patients’ variant perceptions of disease severity after receiving a type 2 diabetes (T2DM) or prediabetes (preDM) diagnosis. Methods The researchers interviewed 29 patients from two US medical centers to ascertain perceptions of… Read More

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Essentials Oils is Not Just For Aroma, It Cleanses Our Bodies too

Essential Oils are all the rage lately and for good reason. Essential oils are natural and unlike synthetic fragrances which can have harmful effects on your health and the health of your family, they can actually clean and refresh the air in your home while leaving an unbeatable scent that can calm, centre, or energise… Read More

Types 2 Diabetes: Do Health Beliefs Play a Role in Medication Adherence?

Research Paper Title The association between health beliefs and medication adherence among patients with type 2 diabetes. Background Type 2 diabetes is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and microvascular complications. Approximately 20.5% of adults between the ages of 20-79 are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in Saudi Arabia. Non-adherence with type 2 diabetes… Read More