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Understanding and managing Diabetes within the Asian community in the UK

Understanding and managing Diabetes within the Asian community in the UK

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Statementdevised,reearched and written by FAD focus group for Asians with Diabetes. Urdu version.
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Diabetes UK and the South Asian Health Foundation have worked together on this review, whose principal purpose is to highlight the gaps in our understanding of diabetes in the UK-based South Asian population as well as to identify recommendations and priorities for future research areas.

It is the intention that this. Looks Can Be Deceiving. Body weight plays a big part. Being overweight is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes, but most Asian Americans aren’t overweight and so may not seem to be at risk (their doctors may not think they are either!).

But people of Asian descent have less muscle and more fat than other groups and often develop diabetes at a younger age and lower weight.

Diabetes The path to understanding diabetes starts here. No matter where you are in your fight, here’s where you need to be. Whether you’ve been newly diagnosed, have been fighting against type 1 or type 2 diabetes for a while, or are helping a loved one, you’ve come to the right place.

British Heart Foundation is a registered Charity No. Registered as a Company limited by guarantee in England & Wales No. Registered office at Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London NW1 7AW.

Managing your weight 16 Eating out, special occasions and fasting 18 Know your labels 20 Further information 22 About Diabetes UK 23 FINAL 2/3/11 Page 2. 3 Introduction This booklet offers general guidance about healthy eating choices for people within the South Asian community with Type 2 diabetes.

Balancing. The last three decades have witnessed an epidemic rise in the number of people with diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, and particularly in developing countries, where more than 80% of the people with diabetes live.

The rise of type 2 diabetes in South Asia is estimated to be more than % between and Although aging, urbanization, and associated lifestyle changes are the major. Objectives Optimal control of type 2 diabetes is challenging in many patient populations including in South Asian patients.

We systematically reviewed studies on the effect of diabetes management interventions targeted at South Asian patients with type 2 diabetes on glycaemic control. Design Systematic review of MEDLINE, EMBASE and CINAHL databases for randomised controlled. If diabetes is not treated, it can lead to heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, lower limb amputation, sexual dysfunction, and pregnancy complications in women (Diabetes UK, ).

The paper will review health inequalities in people with diabetes living in the UK from the ethnic minority of the south Asian community (SAC). Between andthe global prevalence of diabetes nearly doubled from % to %, with most of the new cases in low- and middle-income countries.

WHO’s South-East Asian Region has seen a recent dramatic increase in diabetes. An estimated 96 million people have diabetes in the region, 90% of whom have type 2, which is preventable.

The South Asian population in the UK is at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and cultural practices such as fasting if not managed properly can lead to deterioration in their condition. The use of appropriate information and educators with Asian language skills and an understanding of the local population’s culture are important to.

Achieving the best health outcomes for people with diabetes requires approaches that tackle the care of a known population, not just the individual. Most care for people with diabetes can be managed outside hospitals.

The core components of community diabetes care are identification, prevention, registration and registry management, call and recall for review, patient and carer education.

Asian populations develop diabetes at a younger age than Western populations. However, racial variations within Asia are evident in the age specific prevalence of diabetes. In the Asian Indian population, prevalence of diabetes peaks at years of age, whereas in the Chinese population it peaks at years.

Apps, education and services Diabetes Forum App Find support, ask questions and share your experiences withmembers of the diabetes community.

Recipe App Delicious diabetes recipes, updated every Monday. Filter recipes by carbs, calories and time to cook. Low Carb Program Joinpeople on the award-winning education program for people with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes.

Introduction. Diabetes is a leading cause of new cases of blindness, kidney failure and non-traumatic amputations. Tighter glycemic control is associated with better long-term outcomes and fewer complications,1 but only about half (%) of patients with diabetes in the USA are in good control (A1C diabetes mellitus and are managed with diet, exercise, and.

Objectives To explore experiences of UK-based South Asian and White patients with diabetes in relation to their support systems for and barriers to diabetes management. Design Qualitative study (semistructured interviews analysed using a form of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis).

Participants 20 outpatients with diabetes (12 British South Asians and 8 British Whites) with either. The impact of type 2 diabetes on ageing societies is great and populations across the globe are becoming more diverse. Complications of diabetes unequally affect particular groups in the UK older people, and people with a South Asian background are two population groups with increased risk whose numbers will grow in the future.

Managing your blood glucose, as well as your blood pressure and cholesterol, can help prevent the health problems that can occur when you have diabetes. How can I manage my diabetes. With the help of your health care team, you can create a diabetes self-care plan to manage your diabetes.

Half of all people of South Asian, African and African-Caribbean descent will develop diabetes by according to a study published today. The study is the first to reveal the full extent of ethnic differences in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and also provides some answers about the causes of the increased risk.

In the UK, Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and its associated complications are disproportionately high among British South Asians compared to the general UK population [1,2].T2D is caused by the body’s ineffective use of insulin and has been linked to structural factors including; age, ethnicity and genetic pre-disposition and lifestyle factors including obesity and physical inactivity [].

Whilst on my community placement I was introduced to an initiative that is used within a local PCT in Birmingham. It is called the Diabetes Manual (Burden & Burden, Heart of Birmingham PCT).

It is a booklet/log book which is given to every newly diagnosed diabetic. It aims to educate and inform patients on their diabetes and how best to control it. Kamlesh Khunti is Professor of Primary Care Diabetes and Vascular Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK.

He is Co-Director of the Leicester Diabetes Centre and leads a research group that is currently working on the early identification of, and interventions with, people who have diabetes or are at increased risk of developing diabetes. South Asians living in the UK feel cut off and excluded from education or self-help programmes, preventing them from managing their diabetes properly, according to new research published in the.

You’ve heard it all. From carb-free to low-carb, to whole and empty carbs, it’s hard to know what it all means. Get smart on carbs. The main purpose of carbs in the diet is to provide energy as your body’s main fuel source.

The carbs plus the amount of insulin you have in your body determine. Goal setting within the empowerment approach 5,7 is a five-step process that provides patients with the information and clarity they need to develop and reach their diabetes- and lifestyle-related goals.

The first two steps are to define the problem and ascertain patients' beliefs, thoughts, and feelings that may support or hinder their efforts.

Almost 3 million people in the UK have a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90% of all cases of diabetes. It is estimated a furthercases remain undiagnosed.

The prevalence of diabetes could nearly double in the next decade to affect 5% of the UK population without preventive measures (Trend-UK and IDOP, ; Diabetes UK. The principal purpose of this review is to highlight gaps in our understanding of diabetes in the UK based south Asian population as well as recommending and setting priorities for future.

Cost-effectiveness of the interventions in the primary prevention of diabetes among Asian Indians: Within-trial results of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme (IDPP).

Diabetes Care, 30, - doi/dc   Objective To measure whether the benefits of a single education and self management structured programme for people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus are sustained at three years.

Design Three year follow-up of a multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial in primary care, with randomisation at practice level. Setting general practices in 13 primary care sites in the. The clinical values used to diagnose diabetes and pre-diabetes with each test are summarized below: Fasting Plasma Glucose OGTT HbA1c Test Diagnosis 99 mg/dL or below Less than mg/dL % or below Normal to mg/dL to mg/dL % to % Pre-Diabetes mg/dL or higher mg/dL or higher % or higher Diabetes Understanding.

together please call Eleanor Kennedy on or by email [email protected] The charity for people with diabetes 10 Parkway, London NW1 7AA Telephone Fax Email [email protected] Website Registered charity no. JALeaderPawa_qxd 18/7/03 pm Page 3. Studies have shown that Asians are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, when compared with people of European ancestry.

1 Asians are more likely to develop the disease even at a lower BMI. This means that even though some Asian populations currently have a lower prevalence of overweight and obese individuals than populations in the West, they have a disproportionately high percentage.

OBJECTIVE —Asians are thought to be at high risk for diabetes, yet there is little population-based information about diabetes in Asian Americans. The purpose of this study was to directly compare the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Asian Americans with other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S.

using data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Understanding the diagnosis of diabetes.

Medication advice. Blood glucose monitoring. Dietary advice. Exercise. Complications. Occupation advice. Understanding the diagnosis of diabetes.

The physiology of diabetes was discussed with Mr Smith and written literature was provided, as well as advice on how to access help and support. UK-based South Asians face a health "time-bomb" in the next 30 years due to the prevalence of diabetes within the community.

This stark warning is just one of the remarks made by campaigners behind a film aimed at raising awareness about the disease.

Diabetes is ranked second behind congestive heart failure as the primary diagnosis at entry into home care. It is the leading diagnosis if primary and secondary diagnoses are combined. 1 In addition, the majority of patients referred to home care are over the age of 65 years.

The projected increase in the size of this age group in future years, as well as the projected increase in the. Individuals with type 1 diabetes must have access to specialist type 1 diabetes care, whether this is delivered in secondary care or in the community.

Community diabetes teams with specialist expertise in type 1 diabetes may manage those with type 1 diabetes. Overview. On average,people in the UK are diagnosed with diabetes every year, but in this figure reached ,Many more are unaware that they have the condition (Diabetes UK ).

It can lead to long-term complications including eye problems, kidney disease, foot ulcers and cardiovascular disease. Nutrition is key to managing diabetes, diet must be given special consideration regardless of the type of diabetes and any other factors including medication, other health issues etc.

The following are 10 fundamental principles that need to be given consideration to healthy eating: • Eat three meals a day. The CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is a partnership of public and private organizations working together to deliver an affordable, evidence-based lifestyle change program to help people with prediabetes prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

However, some racial and ethnic minority groups are enrolling in the program at. Community clinics run entirely by a diabetes specialist nurse have been established in Southall, in response to the high prevalence of diabetes within the Asian community.

These have proved popular with patients and general practitioners. 1. Introduction. The North American prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) reached % inand is estimated to reach % by This is an increase of % in the number of adults who will have is a growing ethnic disparity in the prevalence of diabetes .This paper presents an overview of current issues in the aetiology and management of diabetes mellitus in people within the South Asian community.

It also discusses current policy, service initiatives and education approaches, specific to improving the quality of life and health outcomes. KW - Diabetes. KW - Education and management.This unit will give you an introduction to diabetes and enable you to use a person-centred approach to support individuals with diabetes in managing their condition.

You will develop knowledge and understanding of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, including the causes, signs, symptoms and key features of each condition.