Anxiety is common and costly in T2DM - why psychology matters

Frans Pouwer, Giesje Nefs

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Psychological problems such as depression and anxiety can hamper self-management in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). A new prospective study reported that adults with T2DM and diagnosed anxiety disorder had a higher number of emergency visits and a higher cost status, but not total hospitalization costs, than those without diagnosed anxiety disorder.

Original languageEnglish
JournalNature Reviews. Endocrinology
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)567-568
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019


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