Greater Social Support Tied to Lower Diabetes-Related Distress
November 20, 2020
FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A higher level of perceived social support is associated with lower diabetes-related distress among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
Clipper F. Young, Pharm.D., M.P.H., from the Touro University California College of
Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, and colleagues investigated the association between
diabetes-related distress and perceived social support among 101 low-income adults
(aged 40 to 80 years) with type 2 diabetes mellitus who were seen at least once at
a clinic between December 2015 and December 2016.
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