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Depression and Diabetes – ADA Scientific Sessions 2011 – Abstract Highlights

71st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association

Join us for our Abstract Highlights – ADA Scientific Sessions 2011 – Depression and Diabetes.

Participants in the 2011 ADA Scientific Sessions discussed a study on depression and its effect on the risk of mortality in diabetes patients

Depression affects up to a quarter of adults with diabetes, but the mechanism is poorly elucidated. This study looked at the effect of depression on cardiovascular outcomes and determined that it increases mortality and may increase the risk of macrovascular events.

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For more information on the abstracts presented at the 2011 ADA Scientific Sessions, please visit:Professional.Diabetes.org