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e e d aThe number of nondiabetic and diabetic participants from which follow-up was obtained.

^dementia diagnosis: All Dem: all subtypes of dementia combined, AD,Alzheimer's disease; VaD, vascular dementia.

cThe relative risk of the different dementia diagnoses in diabetic subjects in comparison to the nondiabetic subjects is indicated.

^Relative risks are adjusted for demographics.

eIn studies additionally adjusted for vascular risk factors, such as hypertension.

aThe number of nondiabetic and diabetic participants from which follow-up was obtained.

^dementia diagnosis: All Dem: all subtypes of dementia combined, AD,Alzheimer's disease; VaD, vascular dementia.

cThe relative risk of the different dementia diagnoses in diabetic subjects in comparison to the nondiabetic subjects is indicated.

^Relative risks are adjusted for demographics.

eIn studies additionally adjusted for vascular risk factors, such as hypertension.

Depression is a debilitating disorder that typically impairs all aspects of an individual's functioning. Moreover, there appears to be significant and consistent association between depressive symptoms, diabetic complications (60), and glycemic control (61), although a causal relationship has not yet been established. It is evident that the recognition of depression in diabetic patients is important, as it is a potentially treatable condition.

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