How's the family? Looking at the impact of diabetes on the parents of children with diabetes

Matyka, Krystyna
June 2012
Diabetes Digest;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p104
The authors discusses the physical and psychological distress faced by parents with diabetic children. They present a study comparing the distress of parents with children suffering from diabetes and cancer, and reports a study of "general" stress and diabetes specific stress in parents and its impact on diabetes management by their children. They also suggest to develop new interventions to support mental and physical health of parents.


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