A study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry found a 19.8% prevalence of metabolic syndrome among 162 patients with bipolar disorder, ages 13 to 28, compared with 5.5% prevalence among adolescents in the general population. The findings also revealed that low HDL, abdominal obesity and high blood pressure were the most common MetS criteria.
MetS prevalence higher in youths with bipolar disorder, study finds
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