Incident diabetes associated with antipsychotic use in the United Kingdom general practice research database.

@article{Kornegay2002IncidentDA,
  title={Incident diabetes associated with antipsychotic use in the United Kingdom general practice research database.},
  author={Cynthia J Kornegay and Catherine Vasilakis-Scaramozza and Hershel Jick},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={63 9},
  pages={758-62}
}
BACKGROUND Recent reports suggest an association between antipsychotic use and development or exacerbation of diabetes. This study evaluated the risk of incident diabetes associated with the use of atypical and conventional antipsychotics. METHOD This nested case-control study included all patients in the U.K. General Practice Research Database treated with antipsychotic drugs between January 1994 and December 1998. The main outcome measures were the odds ratios of current (within prior 6… CONTINUE READING

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