Coping with type 2 diabetes: do race and gender matter?

  title={Coping with type 2 diabetes: do race and gender matter?},
  author={Vaughn A DeCoster and Sherry M Cummings},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  volume={40 2},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify the coping methods of adults with type 2 diabetes, explore whether patient race (African-American vs. white, non-Latino) and gender (female vs. male) influenced coping style, and then analyze the relationship between coping and self-assessed diabetic control (self-management success). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS From an exploratory research design using a mixed-methodological approach, in-depth interviews were conducted with 34 interviewees--9… CONTINUE READING

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