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2022 Jun 03

Can J Diabetes

Underrepresented Voices: Impacts of Social Determinants of Health on Type 1 Diabetes Family Management in Single-parent Black Families.



Social determinants of health (SDOH) impact families' ability to manage chronic illnesses such as type 1 diabetes (T1D). Black single parents have unique SDOH-related resource needs and concerns when caring for a child with a chronic illness, yet their voices are underrepresented in the pediatric T1D literature. The aim of this qualitative study was to identify and explore the SDOH that influence T1D management in Black single-parent families.