Psychiatric and Cardiovascular Comorbidities in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Starting Antiobesity Drugs

Willemen, Marjolein J.; Mantel-Teeuwisse, Aukje K.; Straus, Sabine M.; Leufkens, Hubert G.; Egberts, Antoine C.
October 2008
Obesity (19307381);Oct2008, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p2331
Academic Journal
The article deals with a study which explored whether the baseline risk of psychiatric and cardiovascular disease differs between patients with diabetes mellitus who start and those who do not start the use of antiobesity drugs. It analyzes the data from the General Practice Research Database. Variables measured include crude odds ratios and confidence intervals. The observed effects of such drugs were depression, anxiety and cardiovascular risk factors.


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