Understandings of Type 2 Diabetes in 'at risk' families

1 September 2010 - 1 September 2012

Awarded to: Dr  Hannah Farrimond

Funding awarded to Exeter (total funding of £ 4,395)

Sponsor(s): Richard Benjamin Trust

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Understandings of Type 2 Diabetes in 'at risk' families

About the project

This project aimed: a) to investigate the social representations of diabetes, inheritance and genetics amongst family members with familial diabetes risk; b) to explore the utility of social representations theory in explaining identity positioning within and between self-defining sub-groups (e.g. families); c)  to feed back findings into clinical recommendations for family history interventions with ‘at risk’ families.