Psychosocial and socioeconomic factors associated with glycated hemoglobin in nondiabetic middle-aged men and women.

@article{Feldman2003PsychosocialAS,
  title={Psychosocial and socioeconomic factors associated with glycated hemoglobin in nondiabetic middle-aged men and women.},
  author={Pamela J. Feldman and Andrew Steptoe},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={398-405}
}
The authors tested associations between glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c; an index of glucose homeostasis and an indicator of cardiovascular disease risk in nondiabetic populations) and socioeconomic status (defined by grade of employment) and psychosocial factors in 234 British civil servants. HbA1c concentration was inversely related to grade of employment. Higher HbA1c was associated with greater waist-hip ratio, lower control at work, lower internal locus of control, lower active coping, and… CONTINUE READING

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