Depression raises retinopathy risk in patients with diabetes

07/28/2011 | Health Behavior News Service

A study of 2,359 patients with diabetes found that those who suffered from depression were more likely to develop retinopathy than those who did not suffer from depression. About 22.9% of patients with major depression had the eye disease, compared with 19.7% of those without depression, said the researchers. The findings appear in the journal General Hospital Psychiatry.

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