The Other Complication Of Diabetes: Stress

posted by Marilyn Hyder - 

If you or someone close to you has diabetes, it can contribute to more than just the concerns of the disease.

Millions of people have diabetes, and each needs to manage their condition. 

Research shows the added stress of making sure they're monitoring and testing themselves every day significantly increases their risk for depression and anxiety.

Those symptoms also have been shows to be associated with worsened blood glucose levels and increased complications from diabetes.

 Researchers say diabetes prevention  programs,  increased awareness and screening for mental health aspects of diabetes are important  for improving the quality of life for people with diabetes.

Read the study here

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