Correlates of Quality of Life in Older Adults With Diabetes

  title={Correlates of Quality of Life in Older Adults With Diabetes},
  author={Neda Laiteerapong and Andrew J. Karter and Jennifer Y. Liu and Howard H. Moffet and Rebecca L Sudore and Dean Schillinger and Priya M. John and Elbert S. Huang},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate associations between health-related quality of life (HRQL) and geriatric syndromes, diabetes complications, and hypoglycemia in older adults with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A race-stratified random sample of 6,317 adults with type 2 or type 1 diabetes, aged 60 to 75 years, enrolled in Kaiser Permanente Northern California, who completed a survey that included a HRQL instrument based on the Short Form 8-item health survey. Administrative records were used to… CONTINUE READING