Measurement of health-related QOL in diabetes mellitus

  title={Measurement of health-related QOL in diabetes mellitus},
  author={Dr Ken Watkins and Cathleen M. Connell},
A number of health-related QOL (HR-QOL) measures specifically designed for people with diabetes mellitus have appeared in the literature. This article provides a selective review of 12 measures that address this important construct. For each included study, a description of the measure and its development phase is provided, followed by discussion of sampling, reliability, validity and appropriateness for selected populations. Measures designed to investigate broad and specific… CONTINUE READING