Family environment and glycemic control: a four‐year prospective study of children and adolescents with insulin‐dependent diabetes mellitus.

@article{Jacobson1994FamilyEA,
  title={Family environment and glycemic control: a four‐year prospective study of children and adolescents with insulin‐dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={A. Jacobson and S. Hauser and P. Lavori and J. Willett and C. Cole and J. Wolfsdorf and R. H. Dumont and D. Wertlieb},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={56},
  pages={401–409}
}
&NA; An onset cohort of children and adolescents with insulin‐dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and their parents were studied. Aspects of family environment were evaluated at study inception, and their influence on the initial level of, and change in, glycemic control over 4 years was examined. Family measures of expressiveness, cohesiveness, and conflict were linked to differences in the longitudinal pattern of glycemic control. In particular, the encouragement to act openly and express… Expand
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