Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 25th, 2004
"A few studies have suggested that the prevalence of diabetes is increased for patients with depression and for patients with bipolar disorder compared with the general population. However, no study has been published comparing the risk of getting a diagnosis of diabetes for patients with affective disorders with the risk for patients with other medical illnesses. It was the aim of the present study to investigate whether patients hospitalized for depressive or bipolar disorders are at increased risk of getting a diagnosis of diabetes at readmission compared to patients...
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