Peer and family support in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

@article{Pendley2002PeerAF,
  title={Peer and family support in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Jennifer Shroff Pendley and Lori J Kasmen and Deborah L. Miller and Jessica R. Donze and Connie Swenson and Grafton Reeves},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={429-38}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine social support and peer and family involvement in relation to diabetes management within a developmental context. METHODS Sixty-eight youths ages 8 to 17 diagnosed with type 1 diabetes participated. This study represents the phase 1 data from a multisystemic, home-based intervention. Data included parent and youth report of disease management and conflict, youth-reported perceptions of support, peer participation in the intervention, and HbA1c. RESULTS Adolescents… CONTINUE READING