diabetestalk.net

Anxiety And Depression Symptoms In Patients With Diabetes

Share on facebook

Depression Symptoms Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions

1Department of Clinical Medicine and Interdisciplinary Studies, Research and Nephrology Treatments from the Federal University of Juiz De Fora, Brazil 2Fundação Instituto Mineiro de Ensino e Pesquisas em Nefrogia (Fundação IMEPEN), Brazil 3University of Kansas Medical Center, Brazil Citation: Banhato EFC, Galil AGD, Campos TDS, Colugnati FAD, Richter KP, et al. (2016) Depression Symptoms among Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions. J Depress Anxiety 5:230. doi:10.4172/2167-1044.1000230 Copyright: © 2016 Banhato EFC, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Visit for more related articles at Journal of Depression and Anxiety Abstract Aim: To identify depressive symptoms and biological psychosocial risk factors associated among patients with multiple chronic conditions (MCC). Methods: The study was conducted in a center for the treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease in Brazil. During three months a structured interview was conducted among patients wait Continue reading >>

Share on facebook

Popular Questions

  1. powerwalker2

    Check with your doctor, but here are Joslin Diabetes Center's suggestions:
    http://www.joslin.org/info/goals_for_blood_glucose_control.html

  2. alan_s

    When considering the goals from the major diabetes authorities I have always preferred the much tighter guidelines of the AACE:
    Table 1. AACE-Recommended Glycemic Targets for Nonpregnant Adults2

    Parameter
    Treatment Goal
    Hemoglobin A1C
    Individualize on the basis of age, comorbidities, and duration of disease

    ≤6.5 for most
    Closer to normal for healthy
    Less stringent for “less healthy”
    Fasting plasma glucose (FPG)
    <110 mg/dL

    2-hour postprandial glucose (PPG)
    <140 mg/dL
    They also note the looser ADA 2hr target of <180 on that page. I consider that dangerously lax. Personally I have followed tighter goals than either for the past fifteen years. These targets, which I first encountered in Jennifer's Test, Test, Test, have worked very well for me:
    Fasting............................Under 110
    One hour after meals.......under 140
    Two hours after meals.....under 120
    or for those in the mmol parts of the world:
    Fasting............................Under 6
    One hour after meals......Under 8
    Two hours after meals....Under 6.5

  3. maryd98

    maryd98

    Re: Blood Glucose Goal Ranges WITH and WITHOUT Diabetes

    powerwalker2:
    Check with your doctor, but here are Joslin Diabetes Center's suggestions:
    http://www.joslin.org/info/goals_for_blood_glucose_control.html
    What I really like about this chart^ is that it compares glucose numbers for people with and without diabetes.
    Not only is that something I find interesting, but it seems like a lot of newbies wonder about this. Great link to have in the "prediabetes forum" (and/or the newbies forum), Nancy!
    ****************************************************
    Till next time,
    Mary
    aka maryd98
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Joined ADA forum August 2012
    Diagnosed T2 July 1998
    First A1C (July 1998): 13.6
    First BG (July 1998): 537
    Latest A1C (October 2017): 5.7
    A1c has been under 6 since I got my BG under control (early in 1999), except for once when it was 6.2
    On oral meds for about 9 months after diagnosis
    "Just" diet and exercise since quitting oral meds.
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    "Just" really means "plus" keeping stress in check, getting enough sleep, changing my work schedule as needed, timing my meals and snacks, making time to take care of non-work and non-diabetes needs (as well as diabetes and work needs), and making time for just me, myself, and I. :-)

  4. -> Continue reading
read more close

Related Articles

Popular Articles

More in diabetes