Diabetes and Mental Illness

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23m
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Lecture Overview

Antipsychotic medicines are commonly used to treat people with severe mental health conditions. However, these medicines can have serious side effects including obesity, dyslipidaemia, high blood pressure and hyperglycaemia. In this lecture, diabetes nurse practitioner and credentialed diabetes educator Michelle Robins explains why these side effects occur and provides medication management strategies.
Details
CPD23m of CPD
First Published25 August 2022
Updated25 August 2022
Expires
25 August 2025
Learning Tools
Topics
Antipsychotic Medications
Antipsychotics
Chronic Illness
Clinical Assessment
Diabetes Mellitus