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ea0081p95 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Perceived stigma in type 2 diabetes patients

Achwak Mehrez , Lassoued Najoua , Mohsen Selma , Chedly Khalil , Majdoub Marwa , Boubaker Fedya , Zantour Baha , Alaya Wafa , Sfar Habib

Introduction: Diabetes stigma (DS) refers to the experience of negative feelings such as exclusion, blame, rejection, or judgment due to having a chronic disease. The objective of this work was to measure the DS and its clinical determinants in type 2 diabetic patients.Patients and methods: Cross-sectional study conducted on 84 type 2 diabetic patients who consulted on an outpatient basis between September and December 2021. DS was assessed using the ara...