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Diabetes Psychotic Behavior

There are people who have had experience in which their diabetic relatives become delusional at some point especially when the diabetic patient is experiencing hypoglycemia or very low blood sugar level. Patients are usually described as psychotic which is a psychological condition in which a depressed person demonstrates abnormal thinking or behavior reflected in the […]

Diabetics and Dementia

A few weeks ago, we had a patient in her forties ask us for help because she felt it was becoming difficult remembering simple things. She had been a diabetic for about ten years and her previous HbA1c levels were 7 and 8.8 percent (normal values 4-6 percent). She noticed that she often lost things […]

Diabetic Psychosis

Many studies have demonstrated the correlation between mood and psychotic disorders with diabetes, which is generally termed as Diabetic psychosis. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to absorb and use glucose, which is our main source of fuel or energy. The food we eat is broken down to glucose after […]

Schizophrenia: High Suicide Rate

There is a high suicide rate associated with schizophrenia. A recent study showed that 30 percent of patients diagnosed with the condition had attempted suicide at least once during their lifetime. Another study suggested that 10 percent of persons with schizophrenia die by suicide. Related terms:suicide rates in diabeticsallaboutdiabetes netdiabetes and schizophreniadiabetes sucide ratediabetes suicidediabetes […]

Psychotropic medications linked to obesity

Data presented at the Conference of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America show that psychotropic medications—specifically antidepressants and antipsychotics—are associated with higher rates of obesity. Related terms:childhood obesity and psychotropic drugscontentfattening psychotropic medsmedicationslinkedtoobesityobesity and psychotroic medsobesityallabout comrate of obesity in america linked to anti-depressentswhat is obesity all about?

Bitter Pills, Better Pills?

The world of people with psychosis has been described as frightening, lonely and tormented. The technical definition of psychosis does not even begin to capture the despair of those who suffer from it. Psychosis refers to a group of disorders that affect the way a person thinks, feels and understands, such that the affected individual […]