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Diabetes distress

07-06-2021 | ATTD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Better glycemic control with isCGM may lead to less diabetes distress

Gaining greater control of blood glucose and hypoglycemia awareness is associated with a reduction in diabetes distress among people who start using the FreeStyle Libre, researchers report.

07-12-2020 | Diabetes distress | News

Emotional regulation ‘meaningfully linked’ to diabetes distress

Negative emotional experience and skill at regulating emotions are associated with diabetes distress in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

14-06-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | News

​​​​​​​Mediating factors between diabetes distress, glycemic outcomes identified

Improved diabetes knowledge and reduced distress both contribute to the positive effects of diabetes distress interventions on glycemic outcomes, say researchers.

13-06-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | News

Researchers identify factors associated with negative psychologic impact of diabetes

A substantial proportion of people with diabetes experience negative psychologic consequences, and these issues are predicted by a number of factors including gaps in person-centered care, insulin use, and complications, suggest findings from a Danish national survey.

13-03-2020 | Disordered eating | News

Diabetes distress, body dissatisfaction may flag disordered eating risk in adolescence

The presence of diabetes distress and body dissatisfaction may warn of a high risk for disordered eating in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, show data from the Diabetes MILES Youth–Australia study.

13-03-2019 | Psychosocial care | News

Tailored CBT reduces depression, distress in type 2 diabetes

A patient-specific cognitive behavioral therapy and lifestyle counseling intervention can significantly improve psychological outcomes in type 2 diabetes patients with depression and/or regimen-related distress, say researchers.

11-07-2018 | Diabetes distress | News

Different approaches have equal impact for the reduction of diabetes distress

Both emotion-focused and educational–behavioral interventions substantially reduce diabetes distress in patients with type 1 diabetes, results of the T1-REDEEM study show.

04-04-2018 | Diabetes distress | News

Peer support may reduce diabetes distress

Results of a cluster randomized trial suggest that supplementing diabetes education programs with peer support could lessen disease-associated distress for patients with type 2 diabetes.