Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome

Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome
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ISSN: 2161-1017

Godbole M

Godbole M

Uttoxeter road, Derby, Derbyshire

  • Research Article
    Lester Adaptation of Cardio Metabolic Measurements: An Inpatient Interventional Framework for Women with Mental Illness
    Author(s): Godbole M, Lotfy M and Mc Gowen LGodbole M, Lotfy M and Mc Gowen L

    Aims of the study: To assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and implement a framework for screening and management of cardio metabolic risks in women on psychiatric in-patient wards. Background: An estimated 29-48% of psychiatric in-patients have metabolic syndrome. Severe mood disorders and psychotic illnesses are independent risk factors. 20-25% of the world’s adult population have metabolic syndrome and they are twice as likely to die from and three times as likely to have a heart attack or stroke compared with people without the syndrome. This study gives an overview of the application of Lester Tool on busy in-patient units and interventional approaches adapted by the team. Method: 46 admissions between April to July 2015 were included in Phase 1. Information on physical health medication and menopausal status was recorded in a.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-1017.1000264

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