In this Exclusive Interview, Mary de Groot talks with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed during the ADA 2018 convention in Orlando about why people with diabetes have higher rates of depression, the distinction of diabetes distress versus depression, and the effect of depression on diabetes management.
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Mary de Groot, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Acting Director of the Diabetes Translational Research Center at Indiana University. She received her Master of Education degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education in 1989 and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rhode Island in 1999. Dr. de Groot is a clinical health psychologist whose research focuses on examining the mechanisms that link diabetes and depression as well as the development of accessible interventions to treat depression among adults and socioeconomically and culturally diverse populations with diabetes. Since 2017, Dr. de Groot is a member of the American Diabetes Association Board of Directors. Dr. de Groot has contributed more than 100 articles and presentations on the psychosocial aspects of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Pt.1: Diabetes Distress Versus Depression
Pt.2: Can Depression Be Detected Early?
Pt.3: Family Practitioners Screening Patients For Depression
Pt.4: How Do Doctors Treat Depression?
Pt.5: Antidepressants Genetic Testing And Effect On A1C