Depression and diabetes have long been associated. A study links diabetes with bulimia, binge eating, and intermittent explosive disorder. A key point: These disorders are often evident long before the appearance of diabetes. Targeting the eating disorder might be the best defense.
By 2035, there will be about 592 million people in the world with diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation. “This figure takes into account changes only in the population and patterns of urbanization, and is almost certainly an underestimation.”
"You Can't Outrun Your Past"........ The title of a slide in a grand rounds presentation by Dr. David Kountz, senior VP for medical and academic affairs at Jersey Shore Medical Center and professor of medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The subtext is that the impact of being black in our society confers incremental risk across a range of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic conditions irrespective of socioeconomic status.