hrp0086p1-p211 | Diabetes P1 | ESPE2016

Exploration of Social Network, Social Integration, and Socioeconomic Status in Families with Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Heinrich Michaela , Galler Angela

Background: Psychosocial factors are important for patients with chronic diseases such as type 1 diabetes. Lack of social network and poor social support are risk factors that affect morbidity. Little is known about social network and social integration of families with children with type 1 diabetes.Objective and hypotheses: Aim was to explore the social network of families with young children with type 1 diabetes and to examine associations between indi...