Older adults with type 1 diabetes and neuropathy had a higher prevalence of distress and depression, compared with those without neuropathy, according to a study in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. Canadian researchers evaluated 323 patients who had type 1 diabetes for at least 50 years, mean age of 65, and found an association between neuropathy and higher scores on the Geriatric Depression Scale and Problem Areas in Diabetes scale.
Study links neuropathy to distress, depression in older diabetes patients
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