Antipsychotics and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and youth.

@article{Bobo2013AntipsychoticsAT,
  title={Antipsychotics and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and youth.},
  author={William V. Bobo and William O. Cooper and Catherine M Stein and Mark Olfson and David Graham and James R Daugherty and Dickey Catherine Fuchs and W. A. Ray},
  journal={JAMA psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={1067-75}
}
IMPORTANCE The increased prescribing of antipsychotics for children and youth has heightened concerns that this practice increases the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVE To compare the risk of type 2 diabetes in children and youth 6 to 24 years of age for recent initiators of antipsychotic drugs vs propensity score-matched controls who had recently initiated another psychotropic medication. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Retrospective cohort study of the Tennessee Medicaid… CONTINUE READING
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