Correlates of glycemic control and quality of life outcomes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

@article{Ingerski2010CorrelatesOG,
  title={Correlates of glycemic control and quality of life outcomes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Lisa M. Ingerski and Lori M B Laffel and Dennis D. Drotar and David R. Repaske and Korey K. Hood},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={
          563-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND A major focus of pediatric multidisciplinary diabetes care is promoting glycemic control (A1c) while ensuring high quality of life (QOL). The current study investigated factors associated with A1c and QOL using a methodology that considered these variables as simultaneous outcomes. METHOD A total of 261 adolescents (aged 13-18) with type 1 diabetes completed measures of blood glucose monitoring (BGM) frequency, diabetes-specific QOL, negative affect, and depression. Caregivers… CONTINUE READING
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