Can an early weight management program (WMP) prevent olanzapine (OLZ)-induced disturbances in body weight, blood glucose and lipid metabolism? Twenty-four- and 48-week results from a 6-month randomized trial.

@article{Cordes2014CanAE,
  title={Can an early weight management program (WMP) prevent olanzapine (OLZ)-induced disturbances in body weight, blood glucose and lipid metabolism? Twenty-four- and 48-week results from a 6-month randomized trial.},
  author={Joachim Cordes and Johanna Th{\"u}nker and Gunnar Regenbrecht and J{\"u}rgen Zielasek and Christoph U Correll and Christian Schmidt-Kraepelin and Christian Lange-Asschenfeldt and Marcus Willi Agelink and Kai G. Kahl and Wolfgang Gaebel and Ansgar Klimke and Hans Hauner},
  journal={The world journal of biological psychiatry : the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={229-41}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to investigate whether a preventive weight management program (WMP) reduces weight gain during olanzapine (OLZ) treatment. Moreover, we examined the effects of intervention on metabolic parameters. METHODS Patients (N = 100) with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder (DSM-IV) who had commenced treatment with OLZ were… CONTINUE READING