Atypical Antipsychotics and Diabetes: Some Physiologic Links EmergingJuly 10th 2018
Patients on atypical antipsychotics have 3 to 5 times greater risk of type 2 diabetes than others. This is an association that clinicians have noted since the first of the atypicals was FDA approved, and patients struggle when diabetes develops.
Incidents of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Have IncreasedJuly 5th 2018
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus, like shingles without ophthalmic manifestations, is terribly painful. It can affect any layer of the cornea, but the author notes that once the involvement is epithelial or stromal keratitis develops, risk of permanent vision loss increases.