Blood Sugar Swings Tied to Depression in Elderly

A recent study of elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes found swings in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), a marker of long-term blood sugar levels, are associated with a higher number of symptoms of depression. People with type 2 are twice as likely as people without diabetes to develop depression, which affects as many as one-third of people 65 and older. Read more

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