Insulin resistance and adiponectin levels in drug-free patients with schizophrenia: A preliminary report.

@article{Cohn2006InsulinRA,
  title={Insulin resistance and adiponectin levels in drug-free patients with schizophrenia: A preliminary report.},
  author={Tony A. Cohn and Gary J. Remington and Robert B Zipursky and Azar A Azad and Philip Connolly and Thomas M. S. Wolever},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2006},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={382-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the insulin sensitivity and adiponectin levels of medication-free patients suffering from schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder with that of matched healthy volunteers. METHOD We evaluated 9 nondiabetic patients aged 26.6 years (median 26 years, range 17 to 41 years) and matched volunteers, using the frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance test, minimal model analysis, and fasting adiponectin levels. RESULTS The mean insulin sensitivity index of the… CONTINUE READING
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