Sunday, September 21, 2008
Clarifying The Link Between Diabetes And Depression
A new study in JAMA finds that people who are treated for type 2 diabetes have higher incidence rates of elevated depressive symptoms. In the same article, researchers report a modest association between the risk of diabetes and persons with depression. It is known that compared to the general population, people with diabetes are more likely to have elevated depressive symptoms and higher rates of clinical depression.