Greater Social Support Linked to Lower Diabetes Distress, Study Says

Medical Economics
By Keith A. Reynolds
November 16, 2020

A new study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association(AOA) shows that community support may play a role in the management of diabetes.

According to a news release, a perceived lack of support from family and friends affects a patient’s ability to manage type 2 diabetes, as in vulnerable populations the necessary modifications to daily lifestyle can be difficult to maintain without social support.

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