Diabetic patients are more likely to die from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide. The study was published in the European Journal Endocrinology. The study findings suggest that the increased risk of death from these causes may be related to the mental health of patients, which may be adversely affected by the psychological burden of living with and self-treating this debilitating disease, with powerful and certain disorders.
Type-1 and type-2 diabetes are highly prevalent global diseases, causing millions of deaths every year. It is well known that diabetic patients have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, cancer, and kidney disorders, which lead to earlier death.
Poor Mental Health
However, more recently diabetes has been linked to an increased risk of depression but how poor mental health has affected patients with diabetes has not been fully investigated. They assessed the alcohol-related, suicide or accidental causes of death of over 400,000 people with or without diabetes.
The study reported that people with diabetes were much more likely to die from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide, especially patients requiring regular, self-injections of insulin. They know That Living With Diabetes can lead to mental-health strain Having the monitor Their blood levels and inject Themselves Daily with insulin a huge impact on daily life, simply eating, moving and sleeping all Affect Blood glucose levels.
Blood Glucose Levels
This strain combined with the anxiety of developing certain disorders like heart or kidney disease may also take their toll on psychological well-being. This study has highlighted that there is a need for psychological support for people with diabetes.
If they feel like they are under a heavy mental burden or consider their use of alcohol is excessive, they should not hesitate to discuss these issues with their primary care practitioner.
There are many ways that these problems can be managed, provided they are communicated. The team now plans to carry out more in-depth research of the risk factors and mechanisms underpinning these findings to help identify strategies to avoid future deaths.
Also, the influence of drugs such as antidepressants, The occurrence of diabetes, such as low blood glucose, or the socioeconomic status of patients will also be considered.