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Obese Patients with PTSD at Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

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Patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who are obese have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online in August by JAMA Psychiatry.

Obesity represented the strongest predictor of T2DM. In the absence of obesity, PTSD patients had a similar risk for T2DM as the general U.S population. (Content provided by: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services)