Analysis of Barriers to Health Information Seeking and Utilizing in Patients With Diabetes

Xuexia WEI, Zhiyin DU, Shiqiang ZHANG


As one of the three chronic diseases, diabetes’s high prevalence and multiple complications bring a heavy burden to diabetes patients and the society. In order to better manage and control diabetes, it is essential for diabetes patients and their families to seek and utilize diabetes health information themselves, but there are many factors that affect diabetes patients to access and use health information. This article aims to explore the barrier factors that affect diabetes patients to seek and utilize diabetes health information, and to provide targeted measures to better manage and control


Diabetes management; Health information; Seek; Utilize; Barriers

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