Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2021 May 29;96:104448. Epub 2021 May 29.
College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway City, Ireland; Department of Endocrinology, Portiuncula University Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland. Electronic address:
Aims: To assess the impact of diabetes and frailty on self-rated health, depressive symptoms and quality of life (QoL).
Methods: Data were pooled for participants aged ≥50 years from five waves of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Measures included diabetes (self-reported), physical frailty (≥3/5 criteria), low self-rated health (SRH; "poor" or "fair"), depression (screened using the EURO-D ≥4) and low QoL (CASP-12 <35). Read More