Barriers to self-management of diabetes: a qualitative study among low-income minority diabetics.

@article{Onwudiwe2011BarriersTS,
  title={Barriers to self-management of diabetes: a qualitative study among low-income minority diabetics.},
  author={Nneka C Onwudiwe and Christiane D Mullins and Reed A Winston and Faida T Shaya and Françoise G Pradel and Aurelia L Laird and E. Stephen Saunders},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={27-32}
}
OBJECTIVES Diabetes self-management is a key element in the overall management of diabetes. Identifying barriers to disease self-management is a critical step in achieving optimal health outcomes. Our goal was to explore patients' perceptions about barriers to self-management of diabetes that could possibly help explain poor health outcomes among minority patients. STUDY DESIGN Four focus groups were conducted among 31 predominately African American patients with diabetes who were enrolled in… CONTINUE READING

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