Personal and family factors associated with quality of life in adolescents with diabetes.

@article{Grey1998PersonalAF,
  title={Personal and family factors associated with quality of life in adolescents with diabetes.},
  author={Margaret Grey and Elizabeth A Boland and Ching-Yun Yu and Susan L Sullivan-Bolyai and William V Tamborlane},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={909-14}
}
OBJECTIVE Quality of life is an important criterion for assessing outcomes of treatment in chronic illness related to psychosocial well-being. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the factors that influence quality of life in adolescents with IDDM. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Self-reports were obtained from 52 adolescents (age 13-20 years, mean 16.1 +/- 1.9 [mean +/- SD], diabetes duration 8.2 +/- 3.4 years, 49% female) using the following scales: Diabetes Quality of Life for Youths… CONTINUE READING

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