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Letter to the Editor

What Do We Know About Insulin Resistance and Glucose Metabolism in Patients With Schizophrenia Treated With Antipsychotics?

Jamie Karagianis, MD, FRCPC; Vicki Poole Hoffmann, PharmD; Virginia L. Stauffer, PharmD; Tamás Treuer, MD, PhD; Belen Arranz, MD, PhD; and Luis San, MD, PhD

Published: May 15, 2007

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Sir: In their recent article on glucose metabolism in schizophrenic patients during treatment with olanzapine or quetiapine, Henderson et al.1 have raised some important issues.

We wish to begin by complimenting the authors on their efforts to clarify a complex issue that attracts much attention in the literature. Their article is important for hypothesis generation in the area of understanding insulin resistance issues among patients treated with antipsychotics.’ ‹

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