Understanding diabetes and the role of psychology in its prevention and treatment.

  title={Understanding diabetes and the role of psychology in its prevention and treatment.},
  author={Christine M. Hunter},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={71 7},
Diabetes is a common, chronic, and costly condition that currently affects millions of individuals in the United States and worldwide with even greater numbers at high risk for developing the disease. Dramatic increases in diagnosed diabetes are projected for the decades to come meaning that most people will be affected by diabetes; either personally or through a family member. This article introduces the special issue of the American Psychologist focused on diabetes by providing an overview of… CONTINUE READING

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