Diabetes mellitus and depression

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Approximately 16% of the population will suffer from depression at any time during their lifetime. This lifetime prevalence will increase significantly with age, as well as with the existence of a co-occurring physical condition. The number of US citizens with diagnosed diabetes is projected to increase 165% from 11 million in 2000 to 29 million in 2050, with the largest percent increase occurring among those persons ≥ 75 years old (+271% in older women; +437% in older men).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPsychiatric Disorders and Diabetes Mellitus
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9780203931592
ISBN (Print)0415385415, 9780415385411
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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