Diabetes mellitus and cystic fibrosis in 2 Saudi siblings.

@article{Banjar2002DiabetesMA,
  title={Diabetes mellitus and cystic fibrosis in 2 Saudi siblings.},
  author={Hanaa Hasan Banjar and Nadia A. Sakati},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={1541-5}
}
Diabetes mellitus and cystic fibrosis (CF) have been reported before in the literature, but they have never been reported in the same patient in the Middle East. We present the first reported case of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and CF in 2 siblings of the same family. Both siblings were diagnosed early in life with IDDM, and their diabetes… CONTINUE READING