Diabetes Quality of Life measure (DQOL)

Jacobson AM


Basic description

Developed in 1988


Jacobson AM

Public domain
To assess the relative burden of an intensive diabetes treatment regimen
Therapeutic area
  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Endocrine System Diseases
Therapeutic indication

Diabetes Mellitus

Type 1 – IDDM, Type 2 – NIDDM
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
5 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Jacobson AM, de Groot M, Samson JA. The evaluation of two measures of quality of life in patients with type I and type II diabetes. Diabetes Care. 1994 Apr;17(4):267-74 (PubMed abstract)

Jacobson AM, The DCCT Research Group: The diabetes quality of life measure. In Handbook of Psychology and Diabetes. Bradley C, Ed. Chur, Switzerland, Harwood Academic Publishers, 1994, p. 65-87

Reliability and validity of a diabetes quality-of-life measure for the diabetes control and complications trial (DCCT). The DCCT Research Group. Diabetes Care. 1988 Oct;11(9):725-32 (PubMed abstract)

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