Review: some evidence that lifestyle education can help diabetics with schizophrenia

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For many different reasons, people with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders have a greater risk of type 2 diabetes.  This review looked for evidence of the efficacy of interventions to help them manage their diabetes. Clinical question: In people with type 2 diabetse and schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder, what lifestyle interventions improve self-management? The scope included [read the full story…]

People with symptoms of psychosis have a higher risk of diabetes.

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Effective management of diabetes can be complicated by other chronic conditions.  This analysis of World Health Organization’s survey looked for an association between symptoms of psychosis and the prevalence of diabetes. Clinical question: Are people with psychotic symptoms more likely to have diabetes? The evidence: The researchers interviewed a sample of patients from the WHO [read the full story…]

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