Early Caregiver Support and Type 1 Diabetes Distress in a COVID-19 Context

Title: Early Caregiver Support and Type 1 Diabetes Distress in a COVID-19 Context

Description: The purpose of this study is to improve the understanding of diabetes distress in emerging adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) through its relationship to early caregiver support. In addition, it will investigate how diabetes distress interacts with the mental health impacts of COVID-19. The psychosocial experiences of type 1 diabetes are under-represented in research, so participation will serve to inform how mental health outcomes for individuals with T1D can be improved.

Specifics: Study Population:
Seeking participants aged 19-24, who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before age 18, and reside anywhere in Canada.
**Participants need to access their latest HbA1c report from their own records or via they laboratory's online portal, etc.

Participant Obligation:
You will be asked to complete a survey of approximately 15-20 minutes, which will involve inputting your latest HbA1c report information.

Location: Online – Victoria, BC

Project lead: Taylor McEachnie,
Supervisor: Theone Paterson

Study Dates: September 15, 2020 to January 1, 2021

Study Website: https://uvic.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8csSWRwbjKNWHmR