Prevalence of diabetes and depressive symptomatology and their effect on mortality risk in elderly Italians: The Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging.

@article{Limongi2014PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetes and depressive symptomatology and their effect on mortality risk in elderly Italians: The Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging.},
  author={Federica Limongi and Marianna Noale and Gaetano Crepaldi and Stefania Maggi},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={373-8}
}
AIM This study assessed the prevalence of depressive symptomatology (DS) in older individuals with diabetes to determine whether diabetes and DS are independent predictors of mortality, and if their coexistence is associated with an increased mortality risk. METHODS Analyses were based on data from the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging (ILSA), a prospective community-based cohort study in which 5632 individuals aged 65-84years were enrolled. The role of diabetes and DS in all-cause… CONTINUE READING