TABLE 2

Demographic and Health Characteristics of Participants (n = 20)

ValueRange
A1C, %7.3 ± 1.75.4–13.0
BMI, kg/m229.2 ± 8.621.1–59.7
Age, years41.5 ± 19.319–72
Diabetes duration, years
  • 12.9 ± 10.3

1–42
  • Type of diabetes

  •  Type 1

  •  Type 2

  • 12 (60.0)

  • 8 (40.0)

  • Education

  •  Current undergraduate student

  •  Two-year college degree

  •  Four-year college degree

  •  Current graduate or professional student

  •  Some graduate work

  •  Completed master’s or professional degree

  •  Advanced graduate work or doctorate

  • 6 (30.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 3 (15.0)

  • 2 (10.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 3 (15.0)

  • 4 (20.0)

  • Prescribed diabetes medications

  •  No medication, managed by diet and exercise

  •  Oral diabetes medication(s)

  •  Insulin

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 6 (30.0)

  • 13 (65.0)

  • Insurance coverage

  •  Private insurance

  •  Medicaid/Medicare

  • 17 (85.0)

  • 3 (15.0)

  • Sex

  •  Female

  •  Male

  • 10 (50.0)

  • 10 (50.0)

  • White race

  • 20 (100.0)

  • Relationship status

  •  Single/never married

  •  Married

  •  Divorced

  • 11 (55.0)

  • 8 (40.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • Occupational status

  •  Working full-time

  •  Working part-time

  •  Student

  •  Retired

  • 7 (35.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 8 (40.0)

  • 4 (20.0)

  • Income

  •  <$25,000

  •  $25,000–$39,999

  •  $40,000–$49,999

  •  $50,000–$74,999

  •  $75,000–$99,999

  •  $100,000–$124,999

  •  $125,000–$149,999

  •  Prefer not to say

  • 7 (35.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 4 (20.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 3 (15.0)

  • 1 (5.0)

  • 2 (10.0)

  • Value data are mean ± SD or n (%).