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Barriers associated with doctors' referral to dietitians in Gauteng, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
INTRODUCTION: The objective of this study was to explore the barriers that doctors experience to referring patients to dietitians. The study sample (n = 700) included a selection of all practicing medical doctors and ...
Knowledge, beliefs and practices of dietitians and doctors in South Africa on the use of the internet in healthcare
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
Background: In Africa, internet access and use is plagued by numerous barriers. Whilst South Africa (SA) boasts a better population penetration than the rest of Africa there is a lack of regulation regarding the internet ...
Determining the level of comprehension of registered dietitians in South Africa with regard to the glycemic index (GI) used in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
(Stellenbosch : University Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The glycemic index (GI) has proven to be a valuable nutritional tool in the management and prevention of diabetes and other chronic diseases of lifestyle 1,3,4,5,6,79,12,14,15. In this quantitative, ...