Study: Treating depression improves health for patients with diabetes

04/21/2011 | Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

A study published in Medical Care found that patients with diabetes who had telephone-based counseling on depression had improvements in blood pressure, physical activity and overall life quality measures after one year compared with patients who did not receive counseling. Researchers also found 58% of patients who received the counseling were in remission from depression symptoms after a year, compared with 39% of patients who did not get the intervention.

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