Students' experiences of managing type 1 diabetes.

@article{Wilson2010StudentsEO,
  title={Students' experiences of managing type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Valerie P. Wilson},
  journal={Paediatric nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={25-8}
}
AIM To explore the experiences of young people managing their type 1 diabetes at college or university. METHOD A convenience sample of 23 students, aged 17-19 years, with type 1 diabetes participated in semi-structured telephone interviews. FINDINGS Thematic data analysis identified four main themes: balancing diabetes and further education; adverse diabetes management strategies at college or university; reduced quality of life with regard to participation in social events; and problematic… CONTINUE READING

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