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Mental health issues decrease diabetes-specific quality of life independent of glycaemic control and complications: findings from Australia's living with diabetes cohort study

Donald, Maria; Dower, Jo; Coll, Joseph; Baker, Peter; Mukandi, Bryan; Doi, Suhail

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Background: While factors associated with health-related quality of life for people with chronic diseases including diabetes are well researched, far fewer studies have investigated measures of disease-specific quality of life. The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of complications and comorbidities on diabetes-specific quality of life in a large population-based cohort of type 2 diabetic patients. Methods: The Living with Diabetes Study recruited participants from the National...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102705
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7525-11-170

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