Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

  • Annette M. La Greca
  • Eleanor R. Mackey

Type 1 (formerly insulin-dependent or juvenile-onset) diabetes mellitus is a complex, chronic disease. The management of type 1 diabetes melliltus (T1DM) is especially challenging for adolescents, who consistently have been found to have problems with adherence and metabolic control (e.g., Anderson, Auslander, Jung, Miller, & Santiago, 1990; La Greca, Follansbee, & Skyler, 1990; La Greca, Auslander, et al., 1995).


Glycemic Control Eating Disorder Metabolic Control Treatment Adherence Diabetes Care 
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA

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