Depression tied to poor glucose control in Type 2 diabetics

11/14/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

A study of more than 11,500 veterans with Type 2 diabetes found those with depression had a hemoglobin A1c value .13% higher than those who did not have depression over a four-year period. The difference could put individuals over the optimal glucose control level and boost their risk of poor outcomes, a study co-author said.

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