Understanding schizophrenia and diabetes


Dinan, Ted, Peveler, Robert and Holt, Richard (2004) Understanding schizophrenia and diabetes British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 65, (8), pp. 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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ISSNs: 1750-8460 (print)
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Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 22:37
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/25416

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