Vol. 35 (2) 2014 Neuro endocrinology letters

Cytokines, diabetes mellitus and psychopathology: a challenging combination.

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the association of IL-6, IL-12, and TNF-α with trait and state psychological factors in type 2 diabetic patients.

DESIGN: Patients were divided in two groups. Group A consisted of 86 controlled diabetic patients (HbA1c<7) and the Group B consisted of 45 uncont.....