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Interventions for preventing type 2 diabetes in adults with mental disorders in low‐ and middle‐income countries
We searched the medical literature to review the evidence on the effects of pharmacological (drug), behavioural (behaviour change) and organisational (delivery of health care) interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes among people with mental disorders in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMICs). Type 2 diabetes is a serious health condition that may develop when the body can no longer properly use a hormone called insulin. There are many reasons why a person may develop type 2 diabetes, including being overweight, having high blood pressure, not getting enough exercise, having a family history of the disease, and several other possible risk factors. We included randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published up to our search date, 20 February 2020.