Treatment

The growing knowledge of the increased prevalence of depressive disorders among physically ill children and adolescents has not resulted in higher rates of recognition or treatment (Kessler et al. 2003). Well-controlled studies are emerging that support the efficacies of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapies for the treatment of depression in those patients affected by cancer, diabetes, HIV disease, heart disease, and neurological disorders. Despite the fact that these studies have focused predominately on adults, they provide direction for future investigation.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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