Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 22nd, 2004
"Quality of life (QOL) among Americans with diabetes was compared to Americans without diabetes using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for 1996 through 2000. QOL was measured in terms of days in the last month of limited activity, poor physical health, poor mental health, pain, depression, stress, poor sleep, and high energy and perceived general health. Each of 42,154 diabetics was matched with one non-diabetic (control) respondent on age, sex, race, and ethnicity. Additional statistical adjustments were made for socio-economic status, marital status, and access to health care," investigators in the...
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