Schizophrenia and Diabetes

 

The Impact of Atypical Antipsychotic Agents on the Development of Metabolic Abnormalities in People with Schizophrenia: A Systematic Review

Review question: In adults with schizophrenia, do atypical antipsychotic agents (aripiprazole, clozapine, olanzapine, quetiapine, paliperidone, risperidone, ziprasidone), compared to typical antipsychotic agents, placebo, or no treatment, increase the development of metabolic abnormalities including weight gain, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension?

Status of project:  protocol is completed.  Literature search and review of literature is under way.

 

Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and health care use in people with and without schizophrenia

Purpose: to compare the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors (CV-RF) and disease (CV-D) and health care use in people with and without schizophrenia.

Data Source: Canadian Community Health Survey Cycle 3.1

Status of project: completed and under review for publication.

 

Comparison of General Health Services and Specialized Cardiac Care in People with and without Schizophrenia

Purpose: to compare use of primary healthcare in general and specialized cardiac care in people with schizophrenia compared to the rest of the population.

Data Source: Datasets for ADSS

Status of project: completed and under review for publication.

 

Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and disease in people with schizophrenia: a population-based study.

Purpose: to evaluate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors (CV-RF) and disease (CV-D) in people with schizophrenia, and compare the prevalence of CV-RF and CV-D to those without schizophrenia.

Data Source: Datasets for ADSS

Status of Project.  Published -  Bresee LC, Majumdar SR, Patten SB, Johnson JA.Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and disease in people with schizophrenia: a population-based study. Schizophr Res. 2010 Mar;117(1):75-82. Epub 2010 Jan 18.

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