Improvement in glycemic control following a diabetes education intervention is associated with change in diabetes distress but not change in depressive symptoms

@article{Zagarins2011ImprovementIG,
  title={Improvement in glycemic control following a diabetes education intervention is associated with change in diabetes distress but not change in depressive symptoms},
  author={Sofija E. Zagarins and Nancy A. Allen and Jane L. Garb and Garry Welch},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={299-304}
}
In diabetes patients, depression is correlated with diabetes-specific emotional distress, and observational studies have suggested that diabetes distress may have a greater impact on diabetes outcomes than depression itself. To examine the relative effects of change in depressive symptoms and change in diabetes distress on change in glycemic control, we conducted a diabetes self-management education intervention in 234 type 2 diabetes (T2DM) patients, and measured glycemic control (HbA1c… CONTINUE READING
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