From West Lafayette, Indiana, USA:
I am a 38 year old nurse who has had type 1 for 18 years, and lately I have noticed symptoms of depression. Is it common for people with diabetes to develop depression? Why? I would like to know which direction to turn for the appropriate help
Yes, there is a correlation between diabetes and depression. I am pleased that you are aware of your feelings and seeking assistance. Please search for a therapist who is skilled in treating chronic disease issues and who has some decent comprehension of the unique demands of diabetes.
Original posting 23 Feb 2002
Posted to Behavior
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:30
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