Diabetes Distress: Assessment, Scoring, and Clinical Application

There are two measures:

The Type 1-Diabetes Distress Scale (T1-DDS)

This scale is a validated instrument for adults, age 19 and older, with type 1 diabetes.

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The Diabetes Distress Scale (DDS)

This scale is a validated instrument for adults, age 19 and older, with type 2 diabetes.

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Reliability and validity data for each scale can be found in published papers included in the Resources section of this website.