Shamsur R. Choudhury, Amelia Furbish and Tahseen A. Chowdhury
seen between people who believed exercise was socially and religiously unacceptable and those who thought it was supported by the religious teaching [ 5 ] . Furthermore, while apparent motivation to prevent diabetes was high, barriers to prevention included social expectation of “special” foods, the wife’s role as provider of tasty meals versus guardian of family health, and the desire to exercise versus fear of social disapproval.
Little is known about the cultural and situational risk factors for T2D in younger South Asians. The aim of this study was to develop