Epidemiology, treatment and costs of depression in adults with Type 2 diabetes.

@article{Egede2003EpidemiologyTA,
  title={Epidemiology, treatment and costs of depression in adults with Type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Leonard E. Egede and Kit Simpson},
  journal={Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={251-62}
}
Worldwide, diabetes and depression are highly prevalent conditions that are independently-associated with increased healthcare costs, disability, lost productivity, and premature mortality. Approximately 10% of individuals with diabetes have major depression and 30% have both major and minor depression. Individuals with diabetes have two-fold increased odds of having depression compared with individuals without diabetes. Although, there are effective treatments for depression, studies have… CONTINUE READING

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