El estigma asociado a la diabetes: Elementos conceptuales, mecanismos involucrados y desafíos

Translated title of the contribution: Diabetes surrounding stigma: Conceptual issues, mechanisms involved and challenges

Victor Pedrero, Luz Marina Alonso, Jorge Manzi

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Abstract

Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. Psychosocial factors have been recognized as an essential element in the management and control of this disease. The diabetes surrounding stigma has recently emerged as a new psychosocial factor that negatively affects patient’s health. However, the recent evidence regarding this phenomenon has not been summarized. This narrative literature review address: (i) conceptual and epidemiological elements that con-tribute to understanding this phenomenon and its magnitude; (ii) the psychosocial, behavioral, and physiological factors involved in the relationship between diabetes stigma and health outcomes in patients with the disease; (iii) challenges and possible research areas.

Translated title of the contributionDiabetes surrounding stigma: Conceptual issues, mechanisms involved and challenges
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)205-219
Number of pages15
JournalSalud Uninorte
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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