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ea0010p20 | Clinical case reports/Governance | SFE2005

New onset diabetes associated with the atypical antipsychotic olanzapine

Mehta S , Hameed A , Patel D , Christen A , Mather H , Valabhji J

Schizophrenia is associated with higher risk of Type 2 diabetes. There are several reports of Type 2 diabetes presenting as diabetic ketoacidosis, particularly in young obese African-Caribbean subjects. We report 3 cases of new onset diabetes presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis (see Table 1) in African-Caribbean males treated with olanzapine for chronic schizophrenia.Table 1 Metabolic parameters on admissionCase</td...