Diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis facts and controversies

  title={Diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis facts and controversies},
  author={Parvaneh Baghaei and Majid Marjani and Pedram Javanmard and Payam Tabarsi and Mohammad Reza Masjedi},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes and metabolic disorders},
Tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are both important health issues. A bidirectional association between them has been demonstrated by many researchers. The link of DM and TB is more prominent in developing countries where TB is endemic and the burden of diabetes mellitus is increasing. The association between diabetes and tuberculosis may be the next challenge for global tuberculosis control worldwide. Proper planning and collaboration are necessary to reduce the dual burden of… CONTINUE READING
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