- •We explored diabetes stress in a large, diverse sample of adults with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).
- •Higher diabetes stress was reported by female, non-white, younger participants, and those with a shorter disease duration.
- •Diabetes stress was robustly associated with higher HbA1c.
- •Diabetes stress was robustly associated with multiple other health- and treatment-related variables.
- •This cross-sectional study replicates and extends a burgeoning research literature on diabetes stress/distress.
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☆The source of the data is the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry, but the analyses, content and conclusions presented herein are solely the responsibility of the authors and have not been reviewed or approved by the T1D Exchange. Data can be obtained through request at https://t1dexchange.org/pages/get-involved/investigators/. This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors. We would like to thank all participants for participating in this study, and the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry for making these data publicly available.