Cardiometabolic risk high for schizophrenia patients By Lucy Piper.

Additionally, Vancampfort and co-workers believe it is important to educate patients with schizophrenia and their family and caregivers about the increased risk for cardiometabolic abnormalities and ways to lessen it, having previously found that many individuals are either unaware of the need to make appropriate lifestyle changes or do not contain the knowledge and abilities to do so. Licensed from medwireNews with permission from Springer Health care Ltd. All rights reserved. Neither of these ongoing parties endorse or suggest any commercial products, services, or equipment.. Cardiometabolic risk high for schizophrenia patients By Lucy Piper, Senior medwireNews Reporter The chance for abdominal obesity could be increased as much as fourfold for sufferers with multi-episode schizophrenia compared with the rest of the population, reveal results from a meta-analysis.It seems the primary areas for concern are aftercare, language barriers that may imply some patients do not understand what they are told or cannot communicate personal needs, and in some countries, lower quality standards. Dr. Douglas McGeorge, the association’s president who’s a consultant cosmetic surgeon, says counselling is often inadequate, individuals have no idea of the standards of care in the country they are visiting, and no understanding of the knowledge or abilities of the cosmetic surgeon. McGeorge says follow-up can be difficult and complications do occur that are often left to the Uk system to take care of.

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