There is a very distinct difference between Diabetes Distress and Depression. This article helps to clarify the difference.
Diabetes Distress v. Depression: Are People with Type 2 Being Misdiagnosed?
San Francisco, California
June 16, 2014
—Treating “diabetes distress” lessens symptoms of depression in people with type 2—
Second study finds higher mortality rate in people with type 1 diabetes who report symptoms of depression