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...uch as amputations or losing sight, due to retinopathy. All of this can understandably lower the mood of patients and thus could lead to the development of depression over time. It is believed that people who suffer with type 2 diabetes have a 24% increased risk of developing depression (Nouwen et al., 2010). Therefore, it is not only important for nurses to educate patients on how to avoid developing these co-morbidities and complications but also to play a huge role in helping patients to cope with the emotional stresses, along with the physical, and support them throughout. Patients may need to be referred for cognitive-behavioural therapy, counselling or prescribed medications, such as Citalopram (NICE, 2009). It is important during this time to build trust and a therapeutic relationship with patients so they don’t feel alone and treatment can be optimised.
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