Attitudes and Barriers to Exercise in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes (T1DM) and How Best to Address Them: A Qualitative Study

@inproceedings{Lascar2014AttitudesAB,
  title={Attitudes and Barriers to Exercise in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes (T1DM) and How Best to Address Them: A Qualitative Study},
  author={Nadia Lascar and Amy L Kennedy and Beverley Hancock and David Jenkins and Robert C. Andrews and Sheila Greenfield and P Narendran and Irene Petersen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Regular physical activity has recognised health benefits for people with T1DM. However a significant proportion of them do not undertake the recommended levels of activity. Whilst questionnaire-based studies have examined barriers to exercise in people with T1DM, a formal qualitative analysis of these barriers has not been undertaken. Our aims were to explore attitudes, barriers and facilitators to exercise in patients with T1DM. METHODOLOGY A purposeful sample of long standing… CONTINUE READING
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