High blood sugar causes brain changes that raise depression risk

From sciencedaily.com Published at July 14, 2014 Views 2,163 Comments 4 Likes 3

Researchers have found a possible biological reason why people with diabetes are prone to depression. A new study shows that high blood glucose (sugar) levels in patients with Type 1 diabetes increase the levels of a brain neurotransmitter associated with depression, and alter the connections between regions of the brain that control emotions.

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splitpea922 July 16, 2014 at 8:15 am   

One more thing to think about…I am an uncontrolled type 1 diabetic who has been having some serious depression issues…this article is kind of inspiring.

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