Wednesday, 13 November 2013

The Relationship Between Maternal Fear of Hypoglycaemia and Adherence in Children with Type-1 Diabetes

The results suggest that mothers who worry most about hypoglycaemia compensate by maintaining their child’s blood glucose levels above recommended levels. Elevated blood glucose levels have important consequences for long-term health, and further research could explore ways to target maternal fear of hypoglycaemia (International Journal of Behavioral Medicine)

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