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12 July 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

The incidence of type 2 diabetes is growing rapidly, so knowing about its precursors could help in its prevention.

The effect of antipsychotic medication on metabolic syndrome

06 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article highlights the need for mental health nurses to take a proactive role in the identification and prevention of metabolic syndrome to improve quality of...

Reducing health inequalities for people with serious mental illness

17 May 2017

Nursing Standard


People with serious mental illness (SMI) are at risk of dying many years earlier than the general population. Providing an effective, cost-efficient healthcare...

Understanding the link between obesity and diabetes

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

The incidence of type 2 diabetes is rising alongside increasing rates of obesity, in part because of people's lifestyle behaviours, such as an unhealthy diet and a...