Quality of life and its predictors among Hong Kong Chinese patients with diabetes.

@article{Shiu2008QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and its predictors among Hong Kong Chinese patients with diabetes.},
  author={Ann T-Y Shiu and David R Thompson and Rebecca Y. M. Wong},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 5A},
  pages={
          125-32
        }
}
AIM To adapt, cross-culturally, an established quality of life (QoL) scale for Hong Kong Chinese patients with diabetes; to measure their QoL and to identify the predictors of QoL in this population. BACKGROUND Healthcare providers are called on to assess and enhance the QoL of patients with diabetes. However, there is a lack of empirical QoL data pertaining to such individuals in China. METHODS The diabetes-specific QoL scale (DQoL) developed by Jacobson and the Diabetes Control and… CONTINUE READING

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