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Diabetes currently affects more than 62 million Indians, which is more than 7.1% of the adult population. The average age on onset is 42.5 years. Nearly 1 million Indians die due to diabetes every year. This means that some 170 million men and women, who will reside in the developing regions of the world in less than 30 years from now, will be suffering from diabetes in their most productive years of life. It has been observed and vividly the presence diabetes would subject the individuals to various level of stress which leads to depression.  Having this concern on mind and the aforementioned problems, in our current study, we have done an extensive study prevalence of depression in diabetic patients in Nilgiris district of tamilnadu, India. We found that the diabetes patients in the Nilgiris were found to have significant depression level. The depression was assessed in diabetic patients on different parameters include age, gender, marital status, social habits (smoking, alcohol consumption), BMI, blood pressure and blood sugar levels. We have obtained significant study outcomes, which has been found very imperative and interesting regarding the substantial impact and strong prevalence of depression in the diabetes population.


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Parissa Hajizadeh, Ali Reza Hajizadeh, & Mahdi Hajizadeh. (2023). Evaluation for the occurrence of depression in diabetic patients of Nilgiris district. International Journal of Research in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics, 12(3), 241-246. Retrieved from


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