Health beliefs among individuals at increased familial risk for type 2 diabetes: implications for prevention

Journal Name: 
Diabetes Res Clin.Pract
Authors: 
Dorman,J.S.
Valdez,R.
Liu,T.
Wang,C.
Rubinstein,W.S.
O'Neill,S.M.
Acheson,L.S.
Ruffin,M.T.
Khoury,M.J.
Abstract: 
AIM: To evaluate perceived risk, control, worry, and severity about diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke among individuals at increased familial risk of diabetes. METHODS: Data analyses were based on the Family Healthware Impact Trial. Baseline health beliefs were compared across three groups: (1) no family history of diabetes, CHD or stroke (n=836), (2) family history of diabetes alone (n=267), and (3) family history of diabetes and CHD and/or stroke (n=978). RESULTS: After adjusting for age, gender, race, education and BMI, scores for perceived risk for diabetes (p
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2012
Volume: 
96
Pages: 
156-162
Keywords: 
Adult, Aged, beliefs, complications, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Disease, data, Development, Diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus,Type 2, Disease, disorders, education, electronic, Family, Female, Health, Heart, history, Humans, intervention, Male, Methods, Middle Aged, nursing, Perception, perceptions, prevention & control, psychology, race, Research, Research Support, Risk, Risk Factors, Stroke, support, Universities