By: karengray | November 12, 2018

As more studies have been conducted, medical professionals now understand that diabetes brings with it the hidden risk of depression. In fact, diabetes can increase the chances of a person developing depression by 50%. With depression comes inactivity, fatigue, susceptibility to illness, cravings for easy burning calories like carbohydrates and sugars, a distancing of relationships, difficulty in the workplace or in school, and an overall sense of doom and defeat. Considering that 35% of all diabetics have significant depression and 11% have major depression, it is easy to understand why this topic deserves a closer look.

One of the first treatment options for depression recommended by most doctors is prescribed drugs. There are certainly ca...

Category: Diabetes 

Tags: depression, treatment