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Barriers to Diabetes Self Management (PDF)

This one-page tool describes some barriers that people with diabetes have expressed related to diabetes self management. This list is not exhaustive, but can serve to inform self management program development and implementation efforts. The barriers identified fall under four major themes including physical, spiritual, emotional and mental.

Author site: Minneapolis American Indian Center I 2003

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The Diabetes Initiative was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation from 2002 to 2009.
Archived in 2009, this site is a repository for information and resources gathered over the course of the Initiative.