Metabolic risks remain largely unmoni...

Metabolic risks remain largely unmonitored in Medicaid patients taking antipsychotics

There are 1 comment on the EurekAlert! story from Jan 4, 2010, titled Metabolic risks remain largely unmonitored in Medicaid patients taking antipsychotics. In it, EurekAlert! reports that:

Despite government warnings and professional recommendations about diabetes risks associated with second-generation antipsychotic drugs, fewer than one-third of Medicaid patients who are treated with these medications undergo tests of blood glucose or lipid levels, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of General Psychiatry , one ...

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HumanSpirit

High Springs, FL

#1 Jan 4, 2010
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At the same time regulatory agencies were warning of Zyprexa’s possible linkage to diabetes, Lilly’s second most lucrative product line was its diabetes treatment drugs (including Actos, Humulin, and Humalog), which collectively grossed $2.51 billion in 2003. Lilly’s profits on diabetes drugs and the possible linkage between diabetes and Zyprexa is not, however, the most recent Lillygate that Gardiner Harris broke about Zyprexa in the New York Times on December 18, 2003. 

Eli Lilly, Zyprexa, & the Bush family

http://psychrights.org/articles/LevineLillyan...

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