Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 18th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "This study explored patients' perceptions of barriers to diabetes education among a mostly African American Population of adults with diabetes. A survey was conducted among 605 new patients attending an urban outpatient diabetes clinic. The questionnaire gathered information on issues patients believed would adversely affect their ability to learn about diabetes.
"The type and frequency of education barriers were evaluated, and variables associated with reporting an obstacle were analyzed. Average patient age was 50 years, diabetes...
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