Diabetes and the mental state are closely linked, as numerous studies have shown. In the past, researchers have uncovered relationships between depression, stress, job pressure and diabetes . A new study finds that those people who suffer from diabetes and panic attacks also face greater complications with health, not to mention a poorer quality of life.
A previous study at the University of Seattle, conducted by researchers at the Group Health Co-operative, linked diabetes, depression and poor control of blood glucose levels. The researchers have now advanced their findings and have looked into the role panic attacks (or panic disorder) may have on diabetics. It is widely known that panic disorder and depression can co-exist.
The study group of over 4,000 people faced questioning about fear, panic and diabetes . The researchers concluded that diabetics with panic disorder may find it harder to control their disease. Furthermore, the researchers indicated that when panic disorder is diagnosed and diabetes is not well controlled psychiatric problems were likelihood.

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