Psychiatric co-morbidity & diabetes.

@article{Sridhar2007PsychiatricC,
  title={Psychiatric co-morbidity & diabetes.},
  author={Gumpeny R. Sridhar},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2007},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={311-20}
}
Diabetes mellitus as well as psychiatric disorders are common. These may occur with one another and/or one may worsen the other. Psychological stress may follow screening for diabetes, as well as when diabetes is first identified. Acting through the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis, stress may initiate or worsen hyperglycaemia. Depression may be a risk factor for the development of diabetes; it also commonly occurs in subjects with diabetes. Identification and management are both important in… CONTINUE READING
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