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Depression in Postmenopausal Women May Increase Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk, University of Massachusetts Medical School Study



6/17/2013 7:05:10 AM

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Postmenopausal women who use antidepressant medication or suffer from depression might be more likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI), larger waist circumference and inflammation -- all associated with increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a study led by UMass Medical School investigator Yunsheng Ma, PhD, MD, MPH, and published in the June 13 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

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