ea0073aep334 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021
, Martin Haluzík MD DSc
IntroductionSchizophrenia is one of the seven most disabling diseases according to World Health Organization. The most potent antipsychotic drugs clozapine and olanzapine are associated with excessive weight gain. Premature deaths in schizophrenia and shorter life expectancy are mainly caused by obesity-related cardiovascular diseases. Obesity itself is associated with brain deterioration, cognitive decline and overall worse quality of life. GLP-1 recept...