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

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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
ePrint ID: 25416
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Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 11:47
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/25416

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