Stress related to diabetes can influence blood glucose

Wed, 01 Apr 2009
According to news reports, adults suffering from type 2 diabetes could have better blood glucose control if they are not stressed due to their condition and are feeling comfortable with their treatment .

However, those with diabetes related stress could face more complications and less than perfect blood glucose control . The research was conducted by Japanese researchers and published in the journal BioPsychological Medicine . The team made it clear that psychological aspects of diabetes treatment have an influence on diabetes control .

The research team studied 290 Japanese men and women with an average age of 61, who had had diabetes for an average of 12 years. Diabetes care and psychological problems are closely linked and this research further strengthens the association.
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