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Table 1 Barriers to insulin initiation interview/focus group topic guide

From: A qualitative study on healthcare professionals’ perceived barriers to insulin initiation in a multi-ethnic population

Is starting insulin a difficult decision for your patients?
How do they feel when making this decision?
What are the things that patients consider before they decide whether or not to start insulin?
  Influence from others
What barriers do you face when advising them to start insulin?
What kind of help do you need to overcome these barriers?
What barriers do you face when shaping policies on insulin treatment? (additional question for policy makers)