Table 1.

Minimal Monitoring Protocol for People Taking Second-Generation Antipsychotics5

Baseline4 Weeks8 Weeks12 WeeksQuarterlyAnnuallyEvery 5 Years
Personal/family historyxx
Weight (BMI)xxxxx
Waist circumferencexx
Blood pressurexxx
Fasting glucosexxx
Fasting lipidsxxx
  • *More frequent assessment may be warranted based on clinical status.

  • BMI, body mass index.

  • Copyright © 2004 American Diabetes Association. From Diabetes Care®, Vol. 27, 2004; 596–601. Reprinted with permission from The American Diabetes Association.