Diabetes mellitus in childhood cystic fibrosis.


Since 1984, five patients in the cystic fibrosis (CF) clinic at Cork Regional Hospital have developed diabetes mellitus (DM) and were treated with Insulin. None had received systemic corticosteroids but two had high calorie naso-gastric feeding regimes. Two died from lung disease. A fifteen year old boy developed bilateral cataracts. In nine other… (More)


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@article{Rauf1997DiabetesMI, title={Diabetes mellitus in childhood cystic fibrosis.}, author={Faiza Rauf and Thomas O'Halloran and J. B. Watson and Colette Shortt and J Mckiernan}, journal={Irish medical journal}, year={1997}, volume={90 1}, pages={31-2} }