Table for two: diabetes distress and diet-related interactions of married patients with diabetes and their spouses.

@article{Franks2012TableFT,
  title={Table for two: diabetes distress and diet-related interactions of married patients with diabetes and their spouses.},
  author={Melissa M. Franks and Zeliha Sahin and Amber J Seidel and Cleveland G. Shields and Shannon K Oates and Carol Jo Boushey},
  journal={Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={154-65}
}
In adjusting to chronic illness, patients often negotiate new or altered daily routines within a dynamic family context. Yet, the responses of family members to the disease and its management are understudied. The authors investigated patients with Type 2 diabetes and their spouses (N = 55 couples) and examined the association of diet-related interactions (i.e., diet-related support, diet-related pressure, and frequency of sharing meals together) with each partner's adjustment to the illness… CONTINUE READING

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