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Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms in Patients with T2D

Key clinical point: There is a higher burden of depressive symptoms among South Asian participants, even after adjustment for multiple covariates.

Major finding: After adjustment for clinical, sociodemographic, lifestyle and environmental factors, and depressive symptoms remained higher in South Asian participants compared with the white European participants.

Study details: Data were collected at baseline and at 12, 24, and 36 months from 1,429 white European people and 160 South Asian people who were at high risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and who took part in 2 T2D prevention trials.


Razieh C, et al. Diabet Med. 2019 May 12. doi: 10.1111/dme.13986.