Glucose tolerance in cystic fibrosis.

  title={Glucose tolerance in cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Susanne Lanng and Birger Thorsteinsson and Gert Georg Andreas Erichsen and J\orn Nerup and Christian Koch},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={66 5},
Glucose tolerance was evaluated in 356 living and dead patients with cystic fibrosis who were recorded at the Danish Cystic Fibrosis Centre. Twenty two patients (6%) were treated elsewhere, 25 (7%) were unable, unwilling or too young (age less than 2 years) to participate; 309 patients (87%) were therefore eligible for the study of whom 99 (32%) were dead and 210 (68%) were alive. Of the dead patients, 13 also had diabetes mellitus (13%). Of the living patients (median age 14 years, range 2-40… CONTINUE READING
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