DIABETES TYPE 2 AND MIGRATION

Type 2 diabetes, also known as non-insulin dependent or adult-onset diabetes, is a result of the body’s inability to use the insulin it produces. Type 2 diabetes comprises the majority of people with diabetes around the world and is a growing global epidemic. It is estimated that the
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DEMENTIA AMONG MIGRANT POPULATIONS

Dementia is a progressive decline of mental functions. It affects memory, thinking ability, behaviour, and emotions (Dening & Sandilyan, 2015), and it is commonly manifested with age. Due to the increasing number of people ageing outside their country of origin, dementia is an emergin
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DIABETES TYPE 1 AND MIGRATION

Introduction Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is a chronic noncommunicable disease, with a usual onset in childhood and adolescence (Boman et al., 2017). The condition is characterised by the destruction of pancreatic β-cells, which are responsible for the production of insulin – a hor
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AGEING AND MIGRATION

According to projections elaborated by the United Nations (UN), the proportion of the world population over 60 years of age will nearly double between 2015-2050, rising from 12% to 22% (UN, 2015). At the same time, due to migration, the number of older persons ageing outside their cou
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