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Carbohydrate knowledge and expectations of nutritional support among five ethnic groups living in New Zealand with pre- and type 2 diabetes: A qualitative study

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 2018-09-13 10:53:26.142

Authors

Zhuoshi Zhang
John Monro
Bernard J. Venn

Year of Publication

2018

Source

Nutrients, 10(9), 1225

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

The authors explored dietary knowledge and diabetes experiences amongst Māori, European, Pacific Island, Indian and East Asian people living in New Zealand with a focus on carbohydrate-containing foods. The authors found that participants were willing to engage in self-care if advice from health professionals was given in plain language, and in a culturally appropriate manner, and that an ethnic-specific nutrition education resource could be a valuable tool.

Type of Study

Qualitative

How to Access

This article is available to read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10091225