Impaired Glucose Metabolism in Bipolar Patients: The Role of Psychiatrists in Its Detection and Management

@inproceedings{ojko2019ImpairedGM,
  title={Impaired Glucose Metabolism in Bipolar Patients: The Role of Psychiatrists in Its Detection and Management},
  author={Dorota Łojko and Maciej Owecki and Aleksandra Suwalska},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2019}
}
Bipolar patients have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and obesity, which are associated with cardiovascular diseases as the leading cause of death in this group. Additionally, there is growing evidence that impaired glucose metabolism in bipolar patients is associated with rapid cycling, poor response to mood stabilizers and chronic course of illness. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and other types of impaired glucose metabolism in bipolar patients along… CONTINUE READING

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