Depression and Risk Perceptions in Older African Americans With Diabetes

Diabetes Spectrum: May 2014

Objective. The purpose of this study is to describe the impact of depression on perceptions of risks to health, diabetes self-management practices, and glycemic control in older African Americans with type 2 diabetes.

Methods. The authors analyzed data on depression, risk perceptions, diabetes self-management, and A1C in African Americans with type 2 diabetes. T-tests, χ2, and multivariate regression were used to analyze the data. Read More

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