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Antipsychotics and Cardiometabolic Risk: New Study Sheds Light

Antipsychotic medications may not cause type 2 diabetes but a new review find the drugs may accelerate development of the disease. How can you protect your patients?

References:1. Whicher CA, Price HC, Holt RIG, et al. Mechanisms in endocrinology: Antipsychotic medication and type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose regulation. Eur J Endocrinol. 2018;178:R245-R258.2. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management. https://www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/CG155. Published January 2013. Accessed July 17, 2018.