Health beliefs among Caucasian, Vietnamese, Filipino and Punjabi (Indian) women with gestational diabetes

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Carolan-Olah, Mary ORCID: 0000-0001-5908-9685 and Steele, C (2008) Health beliefs among Caucasian, Vietnamese, Filipino and Punjabi (Indian) women with gestational diabetes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44 (Supplement s1). A17. ISSN 1034-4810

Abstract

Gestational diabetes (GDM), or diabetes occurring for the first time in pregnancy, is a serious condition with health implications for mother and baby. Risk factors include maternal obesity, older maternal age and racial heritage, including particularly women from Indian, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Polynesian backgrounds.

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Oral abstract A17

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4108
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1103 Clinical Sciences
Current > FOR Classification > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences
Current > FOR Classification > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Historical > SEO Classification > 9202 Health and Support Services
Keywords ResPubID16347. health beliefs, gestational diabetes, pregnancy, women, females, Caucasian, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Chinese, Punjabi, Indian
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