Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 29th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "Although people with diabetes mellitus have a high risk of depression and depression may increase mortality among people with other conditions, the impact of depression on mortality risk among people with diabetes needs further examination. Using survival analysis, the authors analyzed longitudinal data from the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study (1982-1992). The findings showed that the presence of severe depressive symptoms significantly elevated mortality risk among U.S. adults with diabetes; the same pattern was not observed among people without...
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