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Patients may show signs of chronic kidney disease before being diagnosed with diabetes

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network are reporting that some patients may actually show signs of chronic kidney disease before they are diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetic patients have a higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease as well as cardiovascular disease. Researchers suggest screening patients with higher risks of developing chronic kidney disease which includes having high blood pressure and a high body mass index.

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Women with PCOS have increased risk of developing a mental health issue

Source: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism revealed that women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have an increased risk of mental health issues when compared to women without PCOS. PCOS patients had higher rates of bipolar disorder, anxiety and depression. Women with PCOS were more likely to develop those three mental health issues in addition to an eating disorder. Study authors recommended mental health screenings for patients with PCOS.

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