Effective lifestyle interventions to improve type II diabetes self-management for those with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder: a systematic review Full Text
BMC Psychiatry, 03/26/2012
Evidence Based Medicine
Cimo A et al. – This paper begins to point to effective interventions that will improve type II diabetes management for people with schizophrenia or other schizoaffective disorders.Methods
- A systematic search from Medline, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and ISI Web of Science was conducted.
- Of the 1810 unique papers that were retrieved, four met the inclusion/exclusion criteria and were analyzed.
- The results indicate that diabetes education is effective when it incorporates diet and exercise components, while using a design that addresses challenges such as cognition, motivation, and weight gain that may result from antipsychotics.