The Psychological Care of Patients with Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Jacobson, Alan M.
May 1996
New England Journal of Medicine;5/09/96, Vol. 334 Issue 19, p1249
Academic Journal
Asserts that appropriate care for patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus involves an understanding of the social, psychological, and psychiatric ramifications of the disease. High-risk patients with poor glycemic control likely to have concomitant psychiatric illnesses; Outline of steps for care providers to take at the onset of disease; Complications of the disease; The philosophy behind psychologically-oriented care.


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