People with serious mental illness are at increased risk of metabolic syndrome. Periodic screening allows for early identification and treatment of diabetes.
Patient population: People 18–64 years of age who are prescribed antipsychotic medications to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.
Quality Goal: Ensure these patients are screened for diabetes every year.
Let your patients know that they can get confidential help for mental health emergencies by calling
855-CRISIS-1 or 855-274-7471
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