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ea0016p393 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

A study of the serotoninergic tone in healthy subjects and diabetic patients treated by a clinical-paedagogic approach (Group Care) or traditional care

Trento Marina , Tibaldi Paola , Balbo Marcella , Kucich Claudia , Basile Margherita , Borgo Enrica , Tomelini Michela , Passera Pietro , Giordano Roberta , Arvat Emanuela , Cavallo Franco , Porta Massimo

Background and aims: Alterations of mood and depression may be associated with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and impaired glucose metabolism in non-diabetic people. Central serotoninergic activity may modulate glucose tolerance via neuroendocrine effectors. The serotoninergic tone was assessed by measuring the hormonal response to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, citalopram, in non-diabetic subjects and patients with T2DM followed by either a traditional approach or a clinic...