Reviewed by Nicholas Yozamp, MD, Washington University in St. Louis
Emotional struggles can arise from the demands of type 2 diabetes. Depression, anxiety, and eating disorders are more common in diabetes patients than in the broader US population. It is also estimated that one-half to three-quarters of diabetes patients who meet criteria for depression are never diagnosed with depression by a doctor. If you are experiencing symptoms of mental health disorders, you are not alone in these struggles, nor are these struggles unbeatable.
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