A joint approach to a better care model
Diabetes is more common in people with a mental illness.
It occurs at least twice as frequently in those with depression and schizophrenia compared to people without a mental illness. 1
It is critical for these patients that both the physical and mental health is addressed, but with a health system that tends to operate in specialist silos, that can be difficult to achieve. A Sydney group has found a way to address this problem.
The Concord Centre for Cardiometabolic Health in Psychosis (ccCHIP)