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Can Blood Sugar Swings in Diabetics Cause Depression or Mood Disorders?



Can blood sugar swings in diabetics cause depression or mood disorders?


Yes. The rapid swings of blood sugar produce differing hormones to offset the blood sugar, which also have an effect on the mood. 

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Tanya I Edwards, MD, MEd Tanya I Edwards, MD, MEd
Formerly, Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University