TABLE 5.

Most Frequently Reported Impacts of Diabetes on Basic Aspects of Life

Respondents With Type 1 Diabetes (% “negative impact”/% “serious negative impact”)Respondents With Type 2 Diabetes (% “negative impact”/% “serious negative impact”)
Planning for the future72/2554/17
Ability to take on life’s challenges67/1650/13
Self-confidence66/2048/14
Success at work or school67/1528/8
Family relationships43/635/6
Intimacy/sexual relationships42/1243/19
Dating and romance36/924/9
Relationships with coworkers or fellow students39/517/2
Building and maintaining friendships35/522/4