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Barriers and facilitators to physical activity among urban residents with diabetes in Nepal.

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Summary of "Barriers and facilitators to physical activity among urban residents with diabetes in Nepal."

Physical activity is an important component of type 2 diabetes management. Physical activity level among general population in Nepal is reported to vary considerably. However, knowledge on physical activity in Nepali diabetics is very limited. Engagement in physical activity could be influenced by perception of barriers against adopting the behavior and benefits of adopting it. This study explores the prevalence of physical activity and factors that promote and hinder the behavior among urban residing diabetic patients from Nepal.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0199329

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