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Doctors are claiming that people with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are more at risk of developing diabetes. They want anybody taking anti-psychotic drugs to be tested for diabetes. The increased risk is due the psychotic disorder, inadequate diet, insufficient exercise and medication.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Age
About: Diabetes risk increases in those with psychotic illness
Date: 15 November 2004
Source: The Age
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