The Effect of Diabetes on Adolescents' Quality of Life

Faro, Beverly
May 1999
Pediatric Nursing;May/Jun99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p247
Academic Journal
Focuses on a study which assessed the impact of diabetes on overall quality of life (QOL) of adolescents. Definition of QOL; How the study was conducted; Implications of the study to nursing practice.


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