People With Serious Mental Illness Have Gaps in Knowledge of Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes Knowledge
People with serious mental illness have higher rates of type 2 diabetes than the general population, yet their knowledge of diabetes was generally poor and significantly lower than people without mental illness, according to a new study.
This finding "suggests that more education about type 2 diabetes is needed for those suffering from serious mental illnesses," according to Faith Dickerson, lead author of the study in the latest issue of the journal Psychosomatics.
The research team