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The risk of new-onset diabetes in antidepressant users - A systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Individuals on antidepressant medications may have a high likelihood of developing diabetes.

This study explored the relationship between the intake of antidepressant drugs and the risk of developing diabetes using a meta-analytic approach. A total of 20 studies were included in this meta-analysis.

Researchers discovered that the use of antidepressants increased the risk of developing diabetes. The findings of this study reveal that taking of antidepressant medications may facilitate the development of diabetes.

Research Summary Information

  • 2017
  • Salvi V, Grua I, Cerveri G, Mencacci C, Barone-Adesi F.
  • Department of Neuroscience, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, Milan, Italy. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy.
  • Yes, Free full text of study was found:
  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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