Parent report of mealtime behaviors in young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: implications for better assessment of dietary adherence problems in the clinic.

@article{Patton2006ParentRO,
  title={Parent report of mealtime behaviors in young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: implications for better assessment of dietary adherence problems in the clinic.},
  author={Susana R. Patton and Lawrence M. Dolan and Scott W. Powers},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={202-8}
}
Parents of children with a chronic illness that has a nutrition treatment component often report mealtime behavior problems. Although research suggests that parents of young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) perceive more mealtime behavior problems than parents of controls, no study has examined the pattern of mealtime behaviors reported by parents of children with T1DM. We examined parents' perceptions of mealtime behaviors of children with T1DM using the Behavioral Pediatric… CONTINUE READING