New Mexico: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 5 percent of adults worldwide suffer from depression, which increases the risk of depression among these people.
Researchers have warned that the total number of people with type 2 diabetes worldwide is likely to exceed 1.3 billion by 2050, while people with diabetes are also at higher risk of depression than people without diabetes. Are not.
Studies have shown that people with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to develop depression as the general population, and both conditions increase the risk of death. But now a study has found that the combination of depression and type 2 diabetes can actually quadruple the risk of death.
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Researchers analyzed data from 14,920 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 2005 to 2010. And they linked the data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) death records as of December 31, 2019. The study, conducted by New Mexico State University and Walden University in Minneapolis, is published in Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Review.