Maternal Fear of Hypoglycemia in their Children with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

@article{Clarke1998MaternalFO,
  title={Maternal Fear of Hypoglycemia in their Children with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus},
  author={William L. Clarke and Linda Gonder-Frederick and A. L. Styczynski Snyder and Daniel J. Cox},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={1998},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          189-94
        }
}
A modified version of the Hypoglycemia Fear Survey (HFS) was used to measure fear of hypoglycemia among mothers of 46 pre-adolescent children with IDDM. Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1) levels were measured, and episodes of severe hypoglycemia over the previous year were recorded. The relationships between the child's age, disease duration, HbA1, history of hypoglycemia, and maternal distress concerning hypoglycemia and HFS-P scores were explored. Maternal HFS-P scores were also compared to those… CONTINUE READING
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