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- Depression and diabetes distress often go unrecognized and unaddressed in patients with type 2 diabetes, increasing their risk for diabetes-related complications and reducing their quality of life.
- Early identification and intervention for these mental health conditions can improve diabetes self-care.
- Healthcare providers can address depression and diabetes distress in patients with type 2 diabetes by conducting regular mental health screeningsexternal icon and referring them for additional care when needed.
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