Can depression medications affect blood sugar?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Some antidepressants can affect your blood sugar levels. That's why it's important for your doctor and psychiatrist (a medical doctor who treats depression and other mental disorders) to communicate about your depression treatment needs. Together, they can monitor your health and any side effects you may experience.

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