Published in Mental Health Weekly Digest, July 18th, 2005
The illnesses include depression, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, developmental delay, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. The research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice versa.
"Our findings may be important in screening practices for children with either of these conditions," said the study's leader, pediatric endocrinologist Lorraine E. Levitt Katz, MD, of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "Obese children with...
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