Managing Metabolic Side Effects in Schizophrenia


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Individuals with schizophrenia are at high risk of obesity, elevated lipids, increased insulin resistance, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. On average, people with schizophrenia die 20–25 years sooner than those without schizophrenia. How can we spot metabolic side effects early in our patients, and what should we be looking for exactly?

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Published On: 12/8/2021

Duration: 16 minutes, 42 seconds

Referenced Article:Weight Gain and Metabolic Side Effects,” The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, July/August/September 2021

Victoria Hendrick, MD, and Stephen Marder, MD, have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.

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