Barriers to diabetes self-management among rural individuals in the workplace

Academic Article


  • Higher rates of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are found in rural populations and barriers lessen the ability of these individuals to effectively manage diabetes. By lessening potential barriers to self-care management, health professionals, especially occupational health nurses, can assist individuals confidently manage T2DM. In this article, the authors provide an overview of diabetes self-management barriers for rural populations and implications for health professionals who assist individuals with T2DM in the workplace.
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  • Grant JS; Steadman LA
  • Start Page

  • 243
  • End Page

  • 248
  • Volume

  • 64
  • Issue

  • 6