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Survey Reveals Honolulu Residents Perceive Financial Challenges as Main Barrier in Properly Managing Their Type 2 Diabetes
Date:3/25/2009

Cost of fresh food and diabetes treatments prevents Honolulu residents from implementing healthy habits into their daily lives

HONOLULU, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) announced findings today from a recent survey conducted by national research firm Yankelovich that found that although Honolulu residents with type 2 diabetes appear to be more educated about diabetes management than the majority of their peers nationally, most have not been successful in translating their knowledge of diabetes management into actionable steps primarily because of financial restraints, thus putting their health at risk.

The survey findings demonstrate an urgent need for continued diabetes education through community resources. In fact, TCOYD will be holding a diabetes education conference on April 4, 2009, at the Hawaii Convention Center that offers practical, hands-on advice and lifestyle recommendations, as well as educational workshops and resources, to empower residents to take an active role in proper diabetes management.

Survey findings reveal that Honolulu residents lead many of their national counterparts in their level of education of type 2 diabetes management. Seventy percent of residents understand that excess body weight has a negative impact on their diabetes, and almost three in four have met with a diabetes educator or dietitian to get information on managing the disease.

Despite this knowledge, many residents struggle with taking the next step and implementing healthy eating and exercise habits into their daily lives, primarily because of financial constraints. The survey shows that:

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