It is estimated that between 15 and 20 percent of diabetics suffer from depression, a rate that is between 12 and 15 percent higher than the general population. Identify the connection early on and get the treatment needed to stop depression from progressing.
We think about controlling our diabetes with diet and exercise and usually with medication too. Seldom do we even consider the fourth leg. But a study published in the latest issue of the Annals of Behavioral Medicine and a forthcoming one by a Ph.D. student who just wrote me emphasizes the importance of our emotions for controlling our…