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Yuh-Pyng Jang
University of Minnesota
PsychiatryDysfunctional familyType 1 diabetesMetabolic control analysisMedicine
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#1Barbara J. Leonard (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 18
#2Yuh-Pyng Jang (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 2
Last. Margaret A. Plumbo (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 4
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Families play central roles in the care of their adolescents with chronic illnesses. This study examined the relationship between family functioning and metabolic control in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. The McMaster Family Assessment Device (FAD) measured family functioning; the Youth Self-Report Form (YSR) measured adolescent behavior. Older adolescents reported increased family dysfunction. Adolescents who reported family dysfunction on affective responsiveness had HbA1clevels greater tha...
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#1Barbara J. Leonard (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 18
#2Yuh-Pyng Jang (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 2
Last. Renee Christensen (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 1
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This study sought to determine the relationship between Youth Self Report (YSR) scores for behavior problems, YSR scores for social competence, and metabolic control in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. Using a cross sectional design, 234 individuals between 11 and 18 years old were given the YSR at regular clinic appointments; glycosolated hemoglobin (GHb) was also measured. More than 50% of subjects showed GHb levels above 9%; the normal GHb level is 4.2% to 5.8%. Individuals repo...
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