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Illness beliefs regarding diabetic foot ulceration predict mortality

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Original languageEnglish
Article number20
Pages (from-to)288-290
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Diabetes Nursing
Issue number8
DateAccepted/In press - 26 Sep 2016
DatePublished (current) - 26 Sep 2016


Patients’ illness beliefs have been associated with glycaemic control in diabetes and survival in other conditions and understanding patient beliefs – how they make sense of their diabetes and how they manage the condition – helps healthcare professionals to provide the best care possible. In this article, the authors examine whether the illness beliefs of people with diabetes and foot ulceration independently predict mortality.

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  • Diabetic foot ulceration, Illness beliefs, Mortality

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