Predictors of quality of life among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Misra2008PredictorsOQ,
  title={Predictors of quality of life among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Ranjita Misra and Julie Lager},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={217-23}
}
Using a path model, this study examined the relationships among psychosocial factors (social support and acceptance of diabetes), knowledge of the disease, perceived difficulty of self-care behaviors (SCBs), and disease outcome [quality of life (QoL)] among 180 adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. In general, respondents exhibited high levels of acceptance. The hypothesis that higher levels of social support and acceptance lead to lower perceived difficulty with SCBs was supported. High levels… CONTINUE READING

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