publication . Article . 2014

A Adaptação Psicológica à Diabetes dos Jovens Adultos com Diabetes Tipo 1

Nabais, Joao; Serrabulho, Lurdes; Gaspar de Matos, Margarida; Raposo, Joao;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 01 Mar 2014
  • Publisher: Sociedade Portuguesa de Diabetes
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Introduction: Quality of life of young adults can be affected by the social, occupational, familiar and emotional changes. Aims: Evaluation of life satisfaction, social support, treatment adherence and psychological adaptation of young adults with type 1 diabetes. Methods: Quantitative study with questionnaires Àlled by 278 young adults with type 1 diabetes (18-35 years). Results: Participants consider having good social support. Satisfaction with life was 6.6 ±1.7 (scale 0-10). Most of youngsters show good dietary intake, one third practice recommended physical activity. Adherence to insulin therapy and glucose monitoring is satisfactory. They present 8.7±1.6% ...
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free text keywords: Diabetes, Adaptação, Prevenção
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