Blood Sugar Blues: Diabetes, Depression, and Adherence
Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent and chronic condition in the United States. In addition to medications, the primary point of treatment is through lifestyle modifications in the form of diet and exercise. Initiating lifestyle changes can be difficult and complicated. In fact, many of those with diabetes struggle to adhere to treatment recommendations. Research has highlighted a multitude of barriers that influence successful diabetes management such as access to health care, lack of knowledge about the disease, and competing lifestyle demands. There is evidence to support the negative relationship ...
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