If the BCGS model is accurate, brain and periphery communicate continuously about glucose homeostasis and a change in the brain can alter insulin sensitivity in the periphery. Read this review, and you'll be up-to-date.
A mother recalls seeing a donation box with a photo of a little boy with leukemia in a grocery store checkout line but never one of a child with seriouus mental illness. How can this be if twice as many children and young people die from suicide than those who die of all cancers combined? More in this commentary.