Caregivers of children with diabetes mellitus: challenges of caring for and perceptions of consultations in a South African public sector context

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 61, issue 4, 2019 , pages: 117–135
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2019.1606491
Author(s): BL DhadaDepartment of Paediatrics & Child Health, South Africa, DR BlackbeardDepartment of Clinical Psychology, South Africa


Background: Understanding caregivers’ challenges in caring for children with diabetes mellitus (DM) and their perceptions of consultations with the multidisciplinary team (MDT) may be valuable in assisting in achieving control.

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