Does Diabetes Double the Risk of Depression?

O'Connor, Patrick J.; Crain, A. Lauren; Rush, William A.; Hanson, Ann M.; Fischer, Lucy Rose; Kluznik, John C.
July 2009
Annals of Family Medicine;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p328
Academic Journal
The article presents a study that equates the rate of depression diagnosis with and without diabetes mellitus in adults. The study shows that patients with dominant diabetes with few primary care visits were importantly more likely to have a new depression diagnosis than fitted control patients. It reveals that patients with dominant diabetes mellitus having few primary care visits were more probably to have a new diagnosis of depression compared to those in control group.


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