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COPING WITH DIABETES: A PARADIGM FOR COPING WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS

@inproceedings{Madhu2001COPINGWD,
  title={COPING WITH DIABETES: A PARADIGM FOR COPING WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS},
  author={K. Madhu and G. R. Sridhar},
  year={2001}
}
Coping is an essential mediator in adapting to chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus. The psychological factors include adjustment to diabetes, quality of life and well-being. The locus of control also determines how an individual copes with the disease. Men were more effective in coping with diabetes and seemed to live more effectively with it. Therapeutic education has an influence on coping with diabetes. Group support for both adults and children is an adaptive and therapeutic… 

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