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depressing links (was: Re: [IP] Emotional aspects of Diabetes)
Some of the links I found stated the those with diabetes are twice as
likely to be diagnosed with depression as the general population.
Following are a few links to sites that address both diabetes and
depression in the same article:
(Spot - seen this?)
At 07:57 PM 05/06/2002 , you wrote:
>In a message dated 5/6/02 9:10:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
> > major depression is just as much as life-threatening
> > disease as diabetes is!
> > Natalie, just coming out of a major depressive episode -- unfortunately not
> > my first, and probably not my last.
>Wow, I didn't think I was the only one but I was afraid to address it
>here...the stigma of mental illness I guess. Not that I'm glad you're
>depressed Natalie, but I am so glad to know that I'm not alone in this. I
>have been through a slew of psychologists, psychiatrists and counselors since
>I was 10 years old (I'm 35 now). I've been on every antidepressant known to
>man. I'm currently taking 400mg of Wellbutrin a day and I'm in therapy as
>well. My CDE told me that's it's very common for diabetics to also be
>depressed...not just because of the hassle of dealing with the disease every
>day....but that it is thought there is some sort of physiological connection.
> Whatever :-)....it sure does make life complicated. We definitely need
>research on depression!
>Just happy to get through each day
MODERATION? - what's that? :(
As always, take what you like and leave the rest.....
email @ redacted
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