October 26, 2020
“Diabetes and depression are so common, so there’s a lot of self-medicating that goes on, mostly with alcohol,” explains Batty, a veteran healthcare provider who’s focused on diabetes... Any alcohol consumption with type 1 diabetes (T1D) comes with an extra dose of danger, especially when consumed in large amounts.
January 15, 2019
people who are diagnosed with a chronic physical health problem such as diabetes are 3 times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than people without it.
Depression can have a serious impact on a person’s well being and their ability and motivation to self-manage their condition.
December 10, 2021
Psychiatric conditions such as exposure to trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety disorders and suicidal ideation are frequent among children with type 1 diabetes and may influence disease self-management...“Our study found alarming rates of traumatic exposure (66%) and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms (38%) among children with T1D."