Holly Antal

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1 OBJECTIVE — Youth with type 1 diabetes face long-term risks of health complications of the disease. Little is known about patients' and parents' knowledge, acquisition of information, and family communication regarding these complications. This paper reports qualitative analyses of parental focus-group discussions of this topic. RESEARCH DESIGN AND(More)
OBJECTIVE Previously, we studied clinicians' and parents' perspectives about what, when, and how youth with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and parents should be taught about major complications (MC) of T1D. Results showed that this topic creates considerable anxiety among youth and parents, that there is a perceived need to tailor these experiences to each patient's(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated insulin injection coping by parental report and video observation in children 3 to <11 years old with diabetes. METHODS Caregivers of 61 youth with type 1 diabetes completed the Diabetes Injection Distress-Parent Report Form (DID-PRF); a subsample (n = 19; 30%) submitted video recordings of their children's insulin(More)
OBJECTIVES Audio-video recording of pediatric clinic visits could generate observational reactivity, affecting measures of communication among patients, parents, and clinicians. METHODS We measured observational reactivity in a direct observation study of communication during 155 pediatric visits for any of 5 chronic conditions by coding camcorder(More)
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