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The impact of mirimiri waewae (foot massage) for Maori living with Type 2 Diabetes in Te Tau Ihu

Year:
2011
Duration:
6 months
Approved budget:
$8,900.00
Researchers:
Mrs Patricia Hook
Health issue:
Diabetes
Proposal type:
Project Seeding Grant
Lay summary
To undertake research to confirm the impact that mirimiri waewae has on Maori living with Type 2 diabetes. It is hoped that health professionals involved will come to understand that mirimiri does not have to be seen as an alternative treatment, but more as a complimentary option for clients to choose as part of their overall wellness.