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Relative risk of diabetes and systematic screening for metabolic syndrome

Attached are three articles. Could you please assist with writing a summary for each of them?

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Relative risk of diabetes, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in people with severe mental illnesses: systematic review and metaanalysis. (English) By: Osborn DP; Wright CA; Levy G; King MB; Deo R; Nazareth I, BMC Psychiatry [BMC Psychiatry], ISSN: 1471-244X, 2008 Sep 25; Vol. 8, pp. 84; PMID: 18817565;

The article focuses upon the correlation between Severe Mental Illness and cardiovascular risk factors that are evident within the metabolic syndrome. The objective of the study was to compare diabetes, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and metabolic syndrome in people with and without SMI. The researchers used several healthcare databases to obtain articles that were pertinent for the study including MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL & PsycINFO. For the most pertinent articles for the study, researchers hand searched reference lists. The main search thems were SMI, ...

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