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Exposure to Antipsychotics May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

A meta-analysis published today in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that young people who take antipsychotics may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those not taking the medications.The findings, wrote study author Chris Correll, M.D. (pictured left), a professor of psychiatry and molecular medicine at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and colleagues, emphasize the importance of routine and proactive monitoring of cardiovascular risk factors when prescribing antipsychotics to youth.Previous studies have shown a clear link between antipsychotic treatment and impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, and type II diabetes...


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Published By: Psychiatric News - Wednesday, 20 January, 2016

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