Table 2

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
  • Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  • First-generation migrants, born in the Middle East, and self-identified as of Arabic-speaking background, defined as someone whose first language is Arabic, born in any of the following countries: Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria or Egypt

  • Self-identified as ‘Caucasian English-speaking’; defined as someone of Anglo identity born in North America, Australia, UK or New Zealand; and whose first language is English

  • Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus

  • Older than 75 years

  • Diagnosed with any form of malignancy (cancer)