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Young, Depressed, and Diabetic?

Chronic health problems like diabetes only get worse with depression. New research shows the time is now to address both concerns.

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Depression

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depression and diabetes

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Identifying patients who are likely to relapse despite continued, maintenance cognitive therapy can help optimize management of MDD and also help ensure efficient use of healthcare resources.

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