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Assessing depressive symptoms and diabetes distress in Type 1 diabetic adults: A comparison of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) and multiple daily injections (MDI) users

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posted on 20.04.2022, 10:29 authored by Ella Dowling, David MaidmentDavid Maidment

This cross-sectional observational study assesses differences in depressive symptoms and diabetes-distress between adults with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) or multiple daily injections (MDI) insulin delivery methods. Two-hundred and seventy-one adults with type 1 diabetes were recruited who used CSII (n = 104) or MDI (n = 167). Results show that, compared to CSII users, scores on the Severity Measure for Depression – Adult questionnaire and Management and Physician subscales on the Type 1 Diabetes Distress Scale were significantly lower in users of MDI. Thus, MDI users may require greater targetted support to improve these aspects of psychological wellbeing.

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Journal of Health Psychology

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SAGE Publications

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Acceptance date

14/04/2022

Publication date

2022-06-07

Copyright date

2022

ISSN

1359-1053

eISSN

1461-7277

Language

en

Depositor

Dr David Maidment. Deposit date: 14 April 2022