A longitudinal study of life events and metabolic control among youths with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

@article{Goldston1995ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of life events and metabolic control among youths with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={David B Goldston and M{\'a}ria Kov{\'a}cs and D. S. Obrosky and Satish Iyengar},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={409-14}
}
In a study of school-age children with new-onset insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), life stress, metabolic control (glycosylated hemoglobin), and psychiatric and psychosocial variables were assessed repeatedly for up to 6 years. Life stress was defined as the number of undesirable life events and extent of life change necessitated by all life events. In univariate longitudinal analyses, total life change units were related to metabolic control, with a trend for number of undesirable… CONTINUE READING
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