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More screening could help catch, treat depression in kids with diabetes. Symptoms of depression are common for kids with diabetes, but they often go undiagnosed or untreated, according to a U.S. study. Reuters Health, 10/22/2015. (Also see Depression)
Impact of diabetes mellitus and its complications: survival and quality–of–life in critically ill patients. Diabetes was not associated with increased mortality or reduced quality of life in a general population of medical ICU patients. PubMed, J Diabetes Complications, 08/15/2015.
The association between diabetes and postpartum depression. Gestational diabetes was not associated with increased rates of depression although women with pre–pregnancy diabetes are more likely to experience postpartum depression. PubMed, Archives of Women's Mental Health, 07/21/2015. (Also see Depression)
Screening, evaluation and management of depression in people with diabetes in primary care. This review summarizes the importance of timely and appropriate screening, diagnosis and treatment of depression in people with chronic illness, and particularly with respect to diabetes. ScienceDirect, April 2013. (Also see Depression)
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