Teens with diabetes should be screened for depression with caution: Study
An autoimmune condition known as type 1 diabetes occurs when the body's immune system unintentionally kills insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. There is currently no known cure, and its causes are unclear. | Health
Why younger people in their 30s are developing diabetes early and silently. Why we should screen them.
A definite difference exists between those diagnosed with diabetes at 50 and 30. When a person is diagnosed with diabetes at a younger age, it results in heart-related complications. Also, the kidney function is impacted in younger diabetic patients, which again affects their quality of life. Additionally, when both parents have Type 2 diabetes at a young age, the risk of their child developing Type 1 diabetes is much higher, says Dr Anil Bhoras
Extra caution needed while screening depressed teenagers with Type 1 diabetes
The scoring results of widely used depression-screening tools should be carefully adjusted to better detect the condition in teenagers with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D), according to a new study published in the American Diabetes Association journal Diabetes Care.