The key paper that provides guidance about how to monitor patients who are on a second-generation (“atypical”) antipsychotic for metabolic syndrome is:
American Diabetes Association; American Psychiatric Association; American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; North American Association for the Study of Obesity. Consensus development conference on antipsychotic drugs and obesity and diabetes. J Clin Psychiatry. 2004 Feb;65(2):267-72. PubMed PMID: 15003083.
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