Understanding schizophrenia and diabetes
Dinan, Ted, Peveler, Robert and Holt, Richard (2004) Understanding schizophrenia and diabetes. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 65, (8), 485-488.
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Alongside other risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes, the presence of severe mental illness is often overlooked. A person with schizophrenia has a two to four times greater risk of developing diabetes than the general population and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is between 15 and 18% in the schizophrenia population. A full understanding of this issue is vital
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Community Clinical Sciences
|Date Deposited:||07 Apr 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:14|
|Contact Email Address:||R.I.G.Holt@soton.ac.uk|
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