Datapoints: Diabetes prevalence among persons with serious mental illness and developmental disability.

@article{Lunsky2011DatapointsDP,
  title={Datapoints: Diabetes prevalence among persons with serious mental illness and developmental disability.},
  author={Yona Lunsky and Elizabeth Lin and Rob Balogh and Julie Klein-Geltink},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 8},
  pages={830}
}
T prevention and treatment of diabetes among individuals with serious mental illness has been a recent focus in part because of the reportedly direct relationship between antipsychotics and metabolic syndrome. Adults with developmental disability are also at high risk of diabetes because of their sedentary lifestyle, cognitive impairments, and deficits in adaptive behavior and are less likely than other vulnerable populations to receive appropriate diabetes care (1). Some individuals with… CONTINUE READING