“Study Finds Adults With Autism More Prone To Chronic Disease”

 

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This May 14, 2014 Disability Scoop article talks about a recent study that seems to sho that people with Autism Spectrum Disorder are more prone to chronic diseases including but not limited to obesity and hypertension.  The study also found that the number of people with Autism who smoke was lower than what is found in the population of people who do not have Autism.

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“Why Screening for Diabetes is Important (Especially if You Take Psychiatric Medications) “

 

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This March 25, 2014 NAMI Blog post talks about the importance of people who take psychiatric medication needing to be screened for Diabetes.

 

 

 

 

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“Diabetes and the Mental Health Connection”

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This June 1, 2010 blog post on the Healthy Place website talks about a link between mental illness and diabetes offering some basic insight into why this is occurring

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English: Şerafeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385-1468) Polski: Şerafeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385-1468) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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