Living with and managing diabetes is challenging during young adulthood, and social support may help relieve or minimize the burdens young adults with diabetes experience. This article reviews the types and sources of support young adults with diabetes receive and their associations with behavioral, psychosocial, and glycemic outcomes. Intervention research integrating social support and future directions for care are discussed.
Here for You: A Review of Social Support Research in Young Adults With Diabetes
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Samantha A. Carreon, Brenda Duran, Tricia S. Tang, Randi Streisand, Barbara J. Anderson, Sarah K. Lyons, Siripoom McKay, Marisa E. Hilliard; Here for You: A Review of Social Support Research in Young Adults With Diabetes. Diabetes Spectr 1 November 2021; 34 (4): 363–370. https://doi.org/10.2337/dsi21-0013
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