Psychological Impact of Severe Hypoglycaemia on Fear of Hypoglycaemia and Diabetes-related Distress: Baseline Assessment in Participants of the HypoDE Study

  • Hypoglycaemia has long been described as the main limiting factor in intensified insulin therapy. While mild hypoglycaemia can occur several times a week (or even day) and can be handled by the patient her/himself, severe hypoglycaemia, which require the help of others to recover, occur less frequently but are more dramatic for patients. To understand the impact of severe hypoglycaemia (SH) on patients, we analysed the psychological profile of people with type 1 diabetes who had experienced at least one episode of severe hypoglycaemia (SH: third party assistance for recovery) and compared it with patients without a recent SH episode.

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Institutes:Fakultät Humanwissenschaften / Lehrstuhl für Klinische Psychologie/Psychotherapie
Author:Dominic Ehrmann, Norbert Hermanns, Lutz Heinemann, Gabriele Faber-Heinemann, Guido Freckmann
Place of publication:Bamberg
Year of publication:2018
Pages / Size:1 pdf-Datei (1 S.)
Remarks:Abstract in: Diabetologia 60 (2017) Suppl.1 = 53rd EASD Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes Lisbon, Portugal, 11 – 15 September 2017, S335 (731)
Year of first publication:2017
Document Type:Variety of texts
Peer Review:Ja
Internationale Verbreitung:Ja
Publishing Institution:Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Release Date:2018/08/03
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht