Depression and risk of amputation in people with diabetes a systematic review and meta analysis

2 Sep 2015
Diabetes is increasing globally and lower extremity amputations (LEA) are complications of this condition.
Depression is reported to be more common in people with diabetes, although the aetiology is multifactorial.
The number of people being diagnosed with diabetes is increasing worldwide (estimated at 11%), but the impact of depression in this group on the risk of amputation is largely unknown.
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