Category Archives: Depression

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Depression Could Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Certain Patients

A new study suggests that people with depression, are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, in addition to metabolic risk. This includes risk factors like unhealthy cholesterol levels, hypertension, and obesity.

This study examined about 2,500 Canadian …

Research Plan Could Drive ‘Culture Change’ In How Mental Illness Is Diagnosed, Treated

The National Institute of Mental Health has unveiled a five-year strategic plan emphasizing research it hopes will ultimately give clinicians a better understanding of what mental illness looks like inside the brain — before a patient shows outward symptoms.

The …

Obesity And Depression Often Go Hand In Hand

There’s a distinct link between obesity and depression, according to a new report from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics.
Experts reviewed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys from 2005 to 2010, and found that about