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Depression influences the quality of diabetes-related self-management activities in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, April 2016
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Title
Depression influences the quality of diabetes-related self-management activities in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study
Published in
Clinical Interventions in Aging, April 2016
DOI 10.2147/cia.s104083
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Bogdan Timar, Gabriela Mut-Vitcu, Romulus Timar, Cristian Oancea, Ioan Cosmin Citu

Abstract

To evaluate the prevalence of depression and its impact on the quality of diabetes-related self-care activities in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. In this cross-sectional study, 184 patients with type 2 diabetes were enrolled. Depression was evaluated using Patient Health Questionnaire-9 while the quality of diabetes-related self-care activities was assessed using the Summary of Diabetes-Related Self Care Activities Questionnaire. In our study group, 53.3% of the patients had moderate depression, 17.9% had severe depression, and 28.8% had no depression symptoms. Patient's age (P=0.024), presence of diabetic neuropathy (P<0.001), and body mass index (P=0.037) proved to be independent and significant predictors for developing depression in patients with type 2 diabetes. The severity of depression was reverse correlated with the quality of self-care activities for all the studied components: global score (r=-0.305), diet intervention score (r=-0.297), exercise score (r=-0.388), glycemic monitoring score (r=-0.055), and feet care score (r=-0.180). The presence of severe depression was associated with an increased prevalence of diabetes complications such as diabetic neuropathy and chronic kidney disease. The prevalence of depression is higher in patients with type 2 diabetes compared to general population. Depression has a major negative impact on the quality of diabetes-related self-care activities and, being a treatable condition, proactive screening followed in case of a positive diagnosis by adequate treatment should be performed in all patients with diabetes.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 108 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 16 15%
Student > Master 15 14%
Researcher 14 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 9%
Student > Postgraduate 8 7%
Other 26 24%
Unknown 19 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 31 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 27 25%
Psychology 10 9%
Social Sciences 6 6%
Mathematics 2 2%
Other 7 6%
Unknown 25 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 July 2018.
All research outputs
#3,282,403
of 13,216,344 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#380
of 1,350 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#71,283
of 263,710 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#13
of 52 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,216,344 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 74th percentile.
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