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Lockyer M. Depression not associated with poor glycaemic control in new diabetes cases. Practitioner Nov 2017;261(1809):8

Depression not associated with poor glycaemic control in new diabetes cases

23 Nov 2017Pais-up subscribers

Neither depression nor diabetes distress appear to be related to glycaemic control in newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes, the results of a UK prospective cohort study suggest. However, depressive symptoms at diabetes diagnosis were associated with a higher risk of macrovascular complications, notably myocardial infarction (MI) at two years’ follow-up.

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