Neuropsychiatric complications in diabetes mellitus

Authors: Jana Švantnerová;  Michal Minár
Authors‘ workplace: II. neurologická klinika LF UK a UNB, Nemocnica akad. L. Dérera, Bratislava
Published in: Forum Diab 2018; 7(3): 153-160
Category: Review Article


Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease with constantly increasing prevalence. In addition to the well known micro and macrovascular complications, patients with diabetes can develop also neuropsychiatric complications. Fear of hypo­glycemia, depression and anxiety disorders have an unpleasant impact on the course of disease itself as well as on the other parts of patients´ lives. Therefore it is neces­sary to search for these kinds of complications and to be able to treat them correctly.

Key words:

anxiety disorders, depression, diabetes mellitus, fear of hypoglycemia


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