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Self-care behaviour and blood glucose control in young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

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Self-care behaviour, knowledge about diabetes, and blood glucose control were studied in 113 young adults with Type 1 diabetes using a semi-structured interview, self-report questionnaires, and a biochemical measure (glycated haemoglobin). The majority of subjects followed their prescribed regimen reasonably accurately, but individuals followed different aspects of the regimen to different degrees. Subjects were more concerned with the avoidance of hypoglycaemia than with attainment of 'tight...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
74-80
Publication date:
1993-01-05
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:486eb282-753e-46b2-96a4-422f0dabfbd8
Source identifiers:
205503
Local pid:
pubs:205503

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