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Association between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and depression in parents: a retrospective cohort study. GDM is associated with an increased risk of depression in women particularly during pregnancy highlighting the need to screen for depression and provide supportive interventions during this period. PubMed, Clin Epidemiol, 2018 Dec 3;10:1827-1838. (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.
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