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Table 5 Barriers to lifestyle counseling in diabetes care at the practice level

From: Primary care nurses struggle with lifestyle counseling in diabetes care: a qualitative analysis

Categories Organization of care processes, staff,
and capacities
Resources Structures
Subcategories 1. Lack of time
2. Poor cooperation between practice
nurse and other health providers
1. Local exercise map missing 1. Insufficient information material
2. The stop-smoking protocol
is inadequate