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Unga vuxnas upplevelser av att leva med diabetes typ 1: En litteraturbaserad studie
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Nursing Programme.
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Nursing Programme.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Young adults experiences of living with diabetes type 1 : a literature review (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: People who live with diabetes type 1 must adapt their life after the illness. Diabetes type 1 is a chronic disease that requires lifestylechanges to mantain a good health. Trying to live like a normal young adult can also be challenging, especially when you have a chronic disease.Aim: To describe young adults experiences of living with diabetes type-1.Method: The study is a qualitative literature review and the results of the included articles were analyzed using a qualitative content analysis.Results: Experiences of young adults are presented in three themes: Support, the social life and worries.Conclusion: To live with diabetes type 1 can lead to limitations in life causing young adults feel excluded in the society. The support from their family and the people around them were found as central part in the young adults' life to help them managing a good self-care.

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2015. , 29 p.
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Diabetes type 1, experience, health, support, young adults
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-8195Local ID: EXO502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-8195DiVA: diva2:855771
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Nursing science
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Available from: 2015-09-25 Created: 2015-09-22 Last updated: 2015-09-25Bibliographically approved

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