Do SSRIs Increase Type 2 Risk in Children?

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are a type of antidepressants often used to treat children and teenagers. While one study found an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in Medicaid-insured children prescribed SSRIs (possibly due to weight gain associated with SSRIs), a new study says the risk may not be as great as was thought. Read more

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