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From Cleveland, Ohio, USA:

My 16 year old son has had diabetes for nine years. He has been seeing a psychologist because of depression and the psychologist wants to refer him to a psychiatrist for medication. Will antidepressants affect his glucose control or cause a need for a change in his insulin dose?


Most antidepressants do not significantly effect diabetes -- and dramatic insulin dose changes are typically not required.


Original posting 28 Nov 2006
Posted to Other Medications and Mental Health


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