Predictors of health-related quality of life in type II diabetic patients in Greece

  title={Predictors of health-related quality of life in type II diabetic patients in Greece},
  author={Angelos A. Papadopoulos and Nick Kontodimopoulos and Aristidis Frydas and Emmanuel Ikonomakis and Dimitrios Niakas},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={186 - 186}
BACKGROUND Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality affecting millions of people worldwide, while placing a noteworthy strain on public health funding. The aim of this study was to assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of Greek Type II DM patients and to identify significant predictors of the disease in this patient population. METHODS The sample (N = 229, 52.8% female, 70.0 years mean age) lived in a rural community of Lesvos, an island in the northeast of… CONTINUE READING


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