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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.10, No. 03)

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Page : 1143-1151

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Aim:To explore the barriers of individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in relation to physical activity, and to compare between age ,gender and level of educations . Background:diabetic patients may have a lot of complications developed if not fellow management plan that include physical activities. By knowing barriers of physical activities they will improve quality of life.Such research is vital inorder to identify these barriers and try to eliminate. Methods: Descriptive-analytical approach research conducted in diabetic center of King Fahad hospital in Al Madinah AlMunawarah. three hundred seventy seven diabetic type 2 patients filled questioners that includes barriers of physical activities . Results:Lack of willpowershows significant barriers of physical activities among study members especially female (94.4% of them) rather than male(90.7% of them). The results also illustrated lack of energy was statistically significant among the study sample members of the female population (97.0% of them) while males (91.0% of them). Young members (15-29)shows all of them have Lack of time as barrier. primary certification(96.2% of them) suffered from lack of social support and (87.2% of them)suffered from lack of skills. The resultsillustrate there significant differences among the study sample members with university certification, where 99.0% of them suffered from lake of energy. Conclusions:lack of willpower and energy shows significantly barriers among female while lack of social support and skills were barriers of low level educated patient.High level of education has lack of energy.lack of time was obvious withyoung patients.

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