Diabetic Emotional Burden and Post Covid-19 Health Care Services for Diabetic Patient: A New Dimension of Access to Healthcare

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The Review of Diabetic Studies,2022,18,4,187-196.
Published:December 2022
Type:Research Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Suresh Chandra Akula1, Pritpal Singh1, Waseem Ul Hameed2, Rupjyoti Talukdar3, Shalini Patlolla3, Muhammad Murad4

1Mittal school of business, Lovely Professional University, G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab144411, India,

2Centre of Excellence for Islamic Finance and Social Equity (CEIFSE), Department of Islamic and Conventional Banking (DICB), Institute of Business Management and Administrative Sciences (IBMAS), The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB), Pakistan,

3Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG), Hyderabad, India,

4Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia.


In the era of post-covid-19, new trends have emerged in healthcare services and healthcare access. Diabetic patients are more concerned about their health care services as social awareness is increased. This study aims to investigate the role of diabetic emotional burden and healthcare services as a moderator in the relationship between interpersonal distress, physician & nurse distress, and access to healthcare. The population of this study was the patients with diabetes in different public and private hospitals from Kerala state of India. The study concludes diabetic emotional burden and health care services positively moderate the relationship between interpersonal distress and access to healthcare. This research is a contribution to knowledge as no study earlier was conducted to discuss this gap in the literature. This study has practical and theoretical implications concerned to improve the access to the healthcare system for diabetic patients in Kerala and the rest of the world.