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05-09-2022 | Depression | News

Lower screening thresholds may better detect depression in adolescent type 1 diabetes

Reducing the cutoffs of commonly used depression screening measures may increase the sensitivity for detecting depression in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, US study findings indicate.

01-07-2022 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Flash monitoring initiation may boost mental health

An observational study suggests that initiating flash glucose monitoring might lead to a reduction in symptoms of depression in people with insulin-treated diabetes.

23-02-2022 | Mental health | News

Depression screeners underestimate suicide risk in young people with type 1 diabetes

The Patient Health Questionnaire-9, which screens for depressive symptoms, underestimates suicide risk in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes when compared with a validated suicide-specific measure, research shows.

14-02-2022 | Older adults | News

Type 1 diabetes duration linked to clinical, functional status in older adults

Older adults with a longer duration of type 1 diabetes have an increased likelihood of experiencing depression and hypoglycemia unawareness, researchers report.

05-08-2021 | Depression | News

Consistent antidepressant use may help ward off diabetic complications

The risk for macrovascular complications and mortality in people with diabetes and depression may be less for those who consistently take their antidepressant medications, research suggests.

20-08-2020 | Depression | News

Collaborative care may improve diabetes, depression management in resource-limited settings

A collaborative care intervention delivered at urban diabetes clinics improves depressive symptoms and cardiometabolic outcomes among people with comorbid diabetes and depression in India, shows the INDEPENDENT trial.

06-07-2020 | Depression | News

Vascular depression hypothesis upheld in type 2 diabetes

Data from the AGES-Reykjavik Study support accumulating cerebral small vessel disease as a contributing factor to the increased risk for depression in people with type 2 diabetes.

22-04-2020 | Depression | News

Genetics casts doubt on bidirectional depression, diabetes association

A Mendelian randomization analysis supports a direct effect of major depressive disorder on type 2 diabetes risk, but produces no evidence for the reverse scenario.