Coping skills training for youth with diabetes mellitus has long-lasting effects on metabolic control and quality of life.

@article{Grey2000CopingST,
  title={Coping skills training for youth with diabetes mellitus has long-lasting effects on metabolic control and quality of life.},
  author={Margaret Grey and Elizabeth A Boland and Maryanne Davidson and Jianghong Li and William V Tamborlane},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={137 1},
  pages={107-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether initial effects on metabolic control and quality of life associated with a behavioral intervention combined with intensive diabetes management (IDM) can be sustained over 1 year in youth implementing intensive therapy regimens. STUDY DESIGN Seventy-seven patients (43 females, 95% white) 12 to 20 years (mean = 14.2 +/- 1.9; duration, 8.7 +/- 3.9) electing to initiate IDM were randomly assigned to one of two groups: with or without coping skills training (CST… CONTINUE READING