Comprehensive Clinical Services, P.C. » Articles, Featured » Depressed Diabetics May Be More Vulnerable to Kidney Disease

Depressed Diabetics May Be More Vulnerable to Kidney Disease

KidneyA study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology shows diabetics that displayed a number of signs and symptoms of depression described as “major depression” had an 85 percent higher risk of developing kidney failure. The connection between depression and kidney disease was most notable among the patients with major depression. It is not clear how depression is related to kidney disease, but other studies have shown that depression affects cardiovascular health, medication adherence, inflammatory markers and stress hormones, all things which have been shown to affect kidney disease. To find out more, click here

Filed under: Articles, Featured

Leave a Reply

*