A determination of the quality of life of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents


ÖZYAZICIOĞLU N. , ÜNSAL AVDAL E., SAĞLAM H.

international journal of nursing sciences, vol.4, no.2, pp.94-98, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijnss.2017.01.008
  • Title of Journal : international journal of nursing sciences
  • Page Numbers: pp.94-98
  • Keywords: Adolescent, Child, Diabetes mellitus, Parents, Pediatric quality of life inventory, Quality of life, METABOLIC-CONTROL, MELLITUS, SELF, YOUTH

Abstract

Objective: Type 1 diabetes is a chronic illness which can have a negative effect on the health care and development of children and can put their lives in danger. This descriptive study aimed to determine the quality of life and the factors affecting it of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes using the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL).