Depression and diabetes: a risky comorbidity.J Indian Med Assoc. 2004 Oct; 102(10):554-6.JI
Diabetes is a common medical condition and requires careful management. Depression is a prevalent and recurrent condition among both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Depression complicates diabetes by promoting poor glycaemic control and increasing risk of other complications. Prompt treatment of depression has significant favourable effects on mood and quality of life and beneficial effects on glycaemic control among the diabetic patients.