Spouses' attempts to regulate day-to-day dietary adherence among patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Stephens2013SpousesAT,
  title={Spouses' attempts to regulate day-to-day dietary adherence among patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Mary Ann Parris Stephens and Melissa M. Franks and Karen S Rook and Masumi Iida and Rachel C Hemphill and James K Salem},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={1029-37}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate daily dietary adherence and diabetes-specific distress among older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) as a function of spouses' diet-related support and diet-related control (persuasion and pressure) and whether these daily processes differ among couples who do and do not appraise responsibility for managing T2DM as shared. METHODS End-of-day diaries were completed by 126 couples in which one partner had T2DM (patient) and the other did not (spouse). Using… CONTINUE READING