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Relationship between high fasting blood sugar and depression in a mental hygiene clinic population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  427699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The relationship between diagnosis and abnormally high fasting blood sugar levels was reviewed for 4,994 patients in a mental hygiene clinic. Fifty-four patients exceeded the criterion level of fasting blood sugar abnormality, FBS greater than or equal to 145 mg%. There was no evidence of relationship between psychiatric diagnosis and the presence of an abnormally high fasting blood sugar level. This held true for the diagnosis of depression despite observations made elsewhere that a significant association exists between the depressions and diabetes.
P Kymissis; L Shatin; W Brown
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0706-7437     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1979 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-06-26     Completed Date:  1979-06-26     Revised Date:  2007-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904187     Medline TA:  Can J Psychiatry     Country:  CANADA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adjustment Disorders / blood
Affective Disorders, Psychotic / blood
Blood Glucose / metabolism*
Community Mental Health Centers
Depression / blood*
Diabetes Mellitus / blood,  psychology
Middle Aged
New York City
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Blood Glucose

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