Redding And Evers: A Case Study

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According to Prochaska, Redding and Evers (2008), there is a raising of the consciousness and reevaluation of the environment at this stage. This can be applied to the pregnant diabetic woman with respect to blood sugar levels related to the diet regimen. She will begin to increase her knowledge of the disease as well as the social pressures and cultural norms. In this stage, she feels disadvantaged, and concentrates on the decrease of available food choices because of the diabetes in pregnancy. The availability of food at social gatherings and cultural expectations can impact decisional balance and in the precontemplation stage, the disadvantages sway the behaviour towards non compliance to the diet regimen. However, she is sensitized to the
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