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By On August 27th, 2013

Antipsychotic Medications Raise the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Children

While many parents have criticized the prescription of “atypical” antipsychotic medications to children and young adult with behavioral problems or mood disorders, chances are most didn’t worry about diabetes. But, as a study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently showed, young people taking medications such as risperidone, quetiapine, aripiprazol, or olanzapine are three-times the riskā€¦

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