Diabetes and Depression
Diabetes is believed to be twice as common in diabetes compared to the general population. Why? What can be done? In this episode we take on this important topic.
Depression can result in worse diabetes management. At the same time, poor diabetes management can exacerbate depression. Nevertheless, there is help and hope!
We address the following: Does genetics play a role? Why does a lack of sleep increase hunger? What are neurotransmitter and what role do they play in depression and diet?
We also consider some simple steps to dealing with both depression and diabetes. We propose that the best results can be found in a holistic approach. This can include specific medications and supplements,.
If you are feeling depressed reachout to someone. If you are feeling suicidal call 911 or 800-273-8255 to be connected to help and support.
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