Type 1 depression myth busted

The prevalence of depression in adults with type 1 diabetes is far lower than previously thought, according to US research.

The study of 386 type 1 adults showed a rate of current major depressive disorder of 3.5%, not substantially different from that of the general population.

Rates of overall depression varied from 3.8% to 11.4%, depending on criteria – again, not hugely different from the general