Self-care behaviors and glycemic control in type I diabetes.

  title={Self-care behaviors and glycemic control in type I diabetes.},
  author={Russell E. Glasgow and Kevin Mccaul and Lorraine C. Schafer},
  journal={Journal of chronic diseases},
  volume={40 5},
This study investigated the degree of adherence to different aspects of the diabetic treatment regimen (insulin injections, glucose testing, diet, and exercise), the consistency of adherence across different regimen areas, and relationships between adherence and glycemic control. A predominantly adult community sample of 93 insulin dependent outpatients participated in the prospective study that involved two series of home interviews separated by a 6-month interval. Multiple measures of… CONTINUE READING

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