Lipid testing underutilized in adults taking antipsychotic medications

Posted by on May 24, 2016 6:47 pm
Categories: health

Too few adults taking antipsychotic medications are being screened for abnormalities in lipids, which include cholesterol and triglycerides, new research finds. The biggest gap in screening is among adults age 40 and younger, the group for whom early detection and intervention has been shown to be effective when additional cardiovascular risk is present.

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